A pair of ancient stone amulets. The first is a Phoenician carnelian pendant, c. 6th - 4th Century BC, in the form of a poppy, four human visages carved into the body, 11 x 8 mm. The second is a very nice Roman phallic amulet in a pretty banded agate, c. 1st - 2nd Century AD, with incised detail and horizontally aligned bored hole for suspension, 11 x 9 x 9 mm. Ex Peter Cheremisinoff collection, NJ.
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