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Leda and the swan - seal of the day


I admit, the preservation of this seal leaves something to be desired, but the craftsmanship of the engraving is exceptional - to my eye at least.

Roman lead seal
Leda and the swan. Leda, nude, seated left, with her left hand warding off swan, embracing her with both wings, left wing on her back, right wing before
17.3mm; 2.90g. Conical reverse



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