Gem with two doves

Roman
Imperial or Early Christian Period
about 4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Length: 13 mm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.535

Medium or Technique

Mottled yellow jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems

Two doves facing each other, holding olive twig in beaks. Above, between doves, IVLIAE DONATAE.

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