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700 BCE-650 BCE PHOENICIAN Carved shell (Tridacna squamosa) with a human head and two incised winged sphinxes on the edge of the inner side; lotus buds and flowers in the space above the sphinxes with a band of triangles framed by parallel lines defining the inner edge of the field; assembled from fragments. The carved shell was used to hold cosmetics. E.MED, found probably in Vulci Italy. B.M.

Tridacna squamosa shell carved with a woman's head on the apex and two incised winged sphinxes; lotus buds and flowers in the space above the sphinxes with a band of hatched triangles. 700 BCE, PHOENICIAN, found in Vulci Italy, British Museum