Banded agate scarab engraved with Achilles (Achle) holding a spear and Ajax (Aivas) holding a shield; both are nude and their names are inscribed beside them.

An00014163 001 l

Thing

Made Of
agate
Type of Thing
scarab
Subject
classical mythology
Techniques
engraved

People

Acquired From
Castellani, Alessandro to The British Museum
Depicted
Ajax, Achilles
In Inscription
Achilles, Ajax

Place

Made In
Italy

Time

Acquired In
1872
Made
5thC BC
Period/Culture
Etruscan

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