Ancient Roman Agate Exclusive Nicolo Intaglio with Fascinating Scene of Bird driving a Chariot with a Man in the Beyond world. Most of the scenes related to this important transition from the real life and the life in the world beyond lately called a paradise could be also seen on the reverses of the roman coins, especially over the coins with a bigger flans as the sestertii for example but rare on the intaglios.
The fascinating and rare agate intaglio is with two colors dark blue and light blue, masterfully engraved from the hand of very talented ancient engraver who put this scene with the movement and the spirit over a small gemstone.
Well centered and deeply cutted with visible details.
Actually scenes like this one proves that the whole idea of the world after death with this transition dated already befor the major world religions.
Purchased by the current owner in 2014 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Ancient Roman
- Exclusive Nicolo Intaglio with Fascinating Scene of Bird driving a Chariot with a Man in the Beyond
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1st.-2nd. Century AD.
- Good Condition, See Photo