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Ancient Roman amethyst intaglio depicting the god Pan playing the pipes underneath a leaning treeing and a crescent moon.


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Detail of an ancient Roman amethyst intaglio depicting the god Pan playing the pipes underneath a leaning treeing and a crescent moon. A goat watches the god play. The intaglio dates to the 1st to 2nd centuries CE, though the gold ring it has been placed into likely dates to a later time. Source: Sands of Time Ancient Art.

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