Jasper intaglio: Seated Serapis on crocodile

Jasper, green | 1.9 x 1.4 x 0.2cm | 2nd century A.D.

Unknown Artist

On the obverse, Ouroboros enclosing Serapis on throne above a crocodile; above, scarab; below, mummy of Osiris carried on the back of a lion. On the reverse side, scarabs, hawks, goats, crocodiles, snakes, grouped in threes.

Credit: Gift of Miss Hel...
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