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This tessera in ivory is carved in low relief with a sphinx. These tessera are usually considered to have been admission tickets to the theatre or public games, but this was probably a gaming piece.
Ivory tessera carved in low relief with a sphinx.
Diameter: 3 cm
Game piece, ivory. Greco-Roman.
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Longhurst, Margaret H. Catalogue of Carvings in Ivory. London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1929. Part II. p. 130.