Impression of a gem with Dionysos
Greek or Roman
Hellenistic or Imperial
2nd century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A lump of clay impressed with a convex intaglio mounted on a ring–Dionysos, nude, seated to left on a draped chair, with a thyrsos in the crook of his left arm. Unidentifiable object in the field in front. On the back, a raised monogram NK and below letters NC. White incrustations at bottom.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913
Gift of Edward Perry Warren