Gem with fish

Roman
Roman Imperial
3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: W. 1.3 cm H. 1.1 cm Thickness: 0.4 cm

Accession Number

1973.274

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Outline of a fish to left with two X on body. Crudely cut with wheel. Chip missing at left. Brown layer cracked at left. Brown over white banded agate. Oval intaglio with flat front and beveled edge.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA, May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry