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Lot 0024
**Originally Listed At $150**

Roman, Imperial Period, ca. 1st to 4th century CE. A pair of miniature pendants, one of pale green glass and one of dark-brown faience, each with integral suspension loops and mold-pressed designs. The front face of the glass pendant has the head of a large-antlered stag on the front, an unadorned back, and a fiery layer of rainbow-colored iridescence. The faience pendant has a series of Egyptian hieroglyphs on the obverse side and an unadorned, light-brown verso. A lovely duo from the ancient Roman Empire! Suspension cord for photography use only. Size: 0.75" H (1.9 cm).

Provenance: private Orange County, California, USA collection, acquired before 2000

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Not recommended for wearing due to age and fragility. Suspension loops on both pendants have been repaired. Age-commensurate surface wear as shown, with small losses around peripheries and earthen deposits in recessed areas. Glass pendant has areas of discoloration on obverse side and fiery iridescence. Faience pendant has clear details and chalky white deposits on verso.

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Pair of Roman Pendants - Glass & Faience

Estimate $150 - $225Jul 30, 2018