Gem with fishing scene

Roman
Late Imperial or Early Christian Period
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Length x width: 17 x 15 mm (11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.536

Medium or Technique

Green jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems

Two men with staffs walking to the right, drawing a boat behind; aboard the boat, a bearded figure casts a net into the water.

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