Roman Glass Frog Pendant


An iridescent glass pendant, one side of which is moulded and depicts a frog (viewed from the top and with widely spread rear legs). The pendant features a suspension loop to the top, and has a flat back.


Date: Circa 1st - 2nd century AD
Condition: Very fine, complete and intact.


SKU: AS-1186 Category: Tags: , , ,

The Romans associated frogs with fertility and harmony, as well as connecting them with Venus and licentiousness. Frogs were also important characters in the fables of Aesop and Phaedrus.

For more information about the meanings of animals in Roman art, see our relevant blog post: Animal Symbolism in Roman Art.

Weight 2 g
Dimensions H 2 cm



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