Etruscan Inscribed Carnelian Scarab: Pegasus

 

Etruscan Inscribed Carnelian Scarab: Pegasus

An ancient Etruscan carnelian scarab, the reverse with a finely carved intaglio of a Pegasus.

Ca. 6th - 5th century BC.
Length: 1/2 in. (1.2 cm).

Cf. a similar example: Gisela M.A. Richter, Engraved Gems of the Greeks and the Etruscans, p. 212, pl. 868

Formerly in an old New England private collection.

Inv#: 8035

$5,000

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