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Inlay in the Form of a Recumbent Falcon-Headed Lion

Catalogue Description:
Slightly translucent green-blue glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface flat), a falcon-headed recumbent sphinx with human arms extended forwards in a gesture of adoration (uppermost hand palm down, lower hand palm up). The creature faces right; there is no base. The modelling is quite detailed. Condition: Small nicks; dark incrustation on rear, and in hollows.


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