Faceted rectangular prism seal ring with triton
Early Archaic Period
about 6th century B.C.
Length: 22 mm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Intaglio. Seal mounted in ancient silver swivel hoop ring with silver wire coiled around the ends. Triton, bearded and wearing a fillet or headband, moving right with left hand raised.
By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, auction of the W. H. Forman Collection, June 22, 1899, lot 467; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren;
purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution