Apart from studies of woman, the generic studies, presaging a Hellenistic interest, belong mainly to the 4th century.

Agate ‘sliced barrel’ shape

Agate ‘sliced barrel’ shape. A young boxer adjusts the straps on his wrist. Attributed to Dexamenos, for the form of the head.

London, Walters no. 562. 22mm. GGFR no. 516.

Chalcedony scaraboid

Chalcedony scaraboid. A warship with hoplites standing on deck.

London, Walters no. 491. 30mm. GGFR no. 953.

Chalcedony scaraboid

Chalcedony scaraboid. A two-horse chariot, as for a race.

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts. 25mm. GGFR no. 561.

Chalcedony scaraboid from Achaea

Chalcedony scaraboid from Achaea. A woman writing.

London, Walters no. 533. 32mm. GGFR no. 632.

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