Impression of a gem with Aphrodite
Greek or Roman
Hellenistic or Imperial
2nd century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lump of clay impressed with an oval intaglio of a female figure, probably Aphrodite, seen in three-quarter from the back, standing to right with left foot on an elevation and possibly holding an object in extended right hand; drapery falling below the hips. Striated back. Two large chips missing at the top.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913
Gift of Edward Perry Warren