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Cylinder seal with Athena and draped female

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
323–200 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7608

Medium or Technique

Carelian

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Red carnelian. Pierced cylinder seal. Athena with helmet, peplos, shawl, and raised spear striding to right and looking back. Draped female with helmet and spear (Athena?) striding to left. Both in Archaistic style. Partial groundlines below figures

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Corinth.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution