Intaglio

Roman


Dimensions

Length: 14 mm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.970

Medium or Technique

Onyx

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Yellow and red onyx intaglio, oval shaped with flat surface. Crouching monkey faces right, holding what is perhaps a piece of fruit in left hand.

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