Intaglio

Roman


Dimensions

Length: 10 mm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1972.969

Medium or Technique

Onyx

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Yellow-buff onyx intaglio, oval shape with convex surface. Horse facing left with head bent down to ground and front right leg raised as if pawing the earth.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA, November 8, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry