Ancient Roman Agate Exclusive Nicolo Intaglio with Fascinating Scene of Bird driving a Chariot with a Man in the Beyond

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Ancient Roman Agate Exclusive Nicolo Intaglio with Fascinating Scene of Bird driving a Chariot with a Man in the Beyond
1st.-2nd. Century AD.

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.
Extremely Rare.

Size: 1,5cm.

Item No.U25

Purchased by the current owner in 2014 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.

Collected Since:1960's.

Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.

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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Agate
Object
Exclusive Nicolo Intaglio with Fascinating Scene of Bird driving a Chariot with a Man in the Beyond
Century/ Timeframe
1st.-2nd. Century AD.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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