Gem with horse or donkey

Roman
Late Republic to Early Imperial Period
1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.


Dimensions

Length x width: 10 x 8 mm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1970.244

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Red carnelian, oval intaglio with flat front in ancient gold ring. Horse or donkey bowing towards a pail at left. Partial groundline.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Edith Rennie Collection; gift of Mrs. Edith Rennie to MFA, March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edith Rennie