Description This piece is carved in intaglio and has been perforated longitudinally. On the broader sides are represented (a) an ass-headed or jackal-headed deity (Set or Anubis) facing to the right with the right hand raised to the level of the face and the left hand at the side, and (b) a female figure facig the front with her hands raised to the level of her head. On the narrower sides are depicted (c) a snake, and (d) an inscription.
- Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On narrow side: Ιαω
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941
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