Cornelian scarab, in an original gold swivel hoop.
Published: RA 1971, 199, fig. 5; LIMC Herakles no. 19.
Herakles wearing his lionskin, club raised and holding a bow. Hatched border.
Greek or Cypriot, about 500 BC.
Chalcedony scaraboid, from Sparta.
Published: RA 1971, 201, fig. 9.
A satyr, with horses' feet, holding a kantharos cup. Hatched border.
Early 5th cent. BC.
Cornelian scarab, from Italy.
Published: RA 1971, 201, fig. 8.
The upper part of a four-winged deity hovering over a mountain (?). His head is radiate and there is a radiate sun-disc at his belly; his arms outstretched. Beaded border.
A hellenized version of an eastern sun god.
About 500 BC.