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Agate Cameo Carving Antinious

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  • Size: 21mmx18mm
Agate Cameo Carving Antinious

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High relief white and grey agate cameo of Antinious, lover of Emperor Hadrian, 117-138 A.D.
The Greek born Antinious travelled with the Emperor all round the Empire. In 130 A.D. Antonious was drowned, and inconsolable with grief, Hadrian had him declared a god and established the city Antinouspolis in his name.
Size: 21mmx18mm
Ref: CAM 9824

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