Gem with bust of satyr

Roman
Imperial Period
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.


Dimensions

Length x width: 16 x 14 mm (5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.527

Medium or Technique

Sard

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Sard. Oval gem with flat front and rounded edge. Bust of satyr to left with nebris (animal skin) and thyrsos on shoulder.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins Collection; gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins to MFA, May 15, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins