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Chalcedony ornament

Greco-Roman


Dimensions

Length: 80 mm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.767

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

End of handle of sword or sceptre, shaped as the head of a hound. Eyes were inserted, and are missing. Tips of ears gone. S.L.104.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Bought in Athens from a Theban who had it from Thebes.); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund