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Ring stone - Banded agate - Maenad with thyrsus

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Ring stone - Banded agate - Maenad with thyrsusRing stone - Banded agate - Maenad with thyrsus

Ring stone engraved with a Maenad with thyrsus.
Banded agate. Height 1,5 cm.
The Maenad dressed in a long chiton, standing left. Her diadem is extended by a long strip down her back. She holds vertically a long thyrsus adorned with a band tied at the top.
1st century B.C Roman Republic.
Intact.

From the private collection D.D.B. (Lugano, Switzerland), built in the years 1960’s-1990’s.

#P1370673 Sold