Intaglio

Roman


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: W. 1.3 cm H. 1 cm Thickness: 0.25 cm

Accession Number

1973.275

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Dark green jasper intaglio, oval with slightly bevelled edge. Rather roughly executed beetle between two flanking, heraldic falcons or hawks?. Small chips around edges, and surface badly worn.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA, May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry