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The item "APHRODITE- ANCIENT SASSANIAN GLASS FACET-CUT BOWL" is in sale since Thursday, March 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic".antiquities" and is located in Brooklyn, New York.
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