Gem: Grasshopper Playing the Lyre.

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Illustration

James Lloyd
by British Museum
published on 16 April 2015
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Sard gem engraved with a grasshopper marching to the right, wearing a lion-skin and playing on a lyre.


Length: 1 centimetres
Height: 1.3 centimetres
1st-3rd centuries CE
London, BM, 1814,0704.1447.

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Museum, B. (2015, April 16). Gem: Grasshopper Playing the Lyre.. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3808/gem-grasshopper-playing-the-lyre/

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