ROMAN GNOSTIC ABRAXAS

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ROMAN GNOSTIC ABRAXAS

Period / Age: 1st - 2nd Century A.D.

Provenance: Private English collection. Acquired in 2005 on the London art market.

Dimensions:

Length: 2.1cm

Extremely rare Roman magical/gnostic intaglio in dark red agate. Text is broken down in seven registers with two little stars on the very bottom and one on top. The magical protecting formula is written in Greek characters.

CONDITION: Good condition. The item is described to the best of our knowledge. Please refer to the pictures and email with any questions.