Roman Bone Inlay Depicting a Youth

14243. Roman Bone Inlay Depicting a Youth

Alexandria, Ca. 4th to 5th Century AD.

A rectangular casket inlay with two attachment holes. The scene consists of a nude youth striding left; holding an offering, a cloak tied around his neck. Nice dendritic deposits. Condition: chip to hair. Eliphus (deer or stag bone).
Size: 4-1/4 in H. x 1-1/4 in W. + custom mount.
Published Howard Nowes Ancient Art, Vol III, no 2 Winter 2001, no. 68 illustrated.

$1,100


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