- Material: Shell
- Date and Origin: Cameo is French circa 1840.
- Frame: Very strange but the frame is made of wood, probably to display the cameo on a wall.
This is a more than Museum Quality cameo of Athena, after a sculpture of Phydia, Athena is here represented wearing her armour, she has the head of Medusa on her breast, gave to her from Perseus who killed the gorgon Medusa. For further information on this rarest piece you can Email
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