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Lot 0068
Mediterranean; c. 1st century BC- 3rd century AD
A nice fragment of black stone depicting a woman's head resting on her hand. The other is a well carved head of an eagle.


larger: 1 1/2" (3.8 cm)

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.


Good, as shown.

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A Group of 2 Roman Stone Carvings

Estimate $200 - $600Oct 15, 2017
Providence, RI, USA