Intaglio ringstone

Greco-Roman


Dimensions

Length: 13 mm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

69.1214

Medium or Technique

Sard

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Sard intaglio ringstone, chipped on top. Gryllos cock to right, the hat in the form of a Phrygian cap terminating in a horse’s head, wreath in its mouth. A ram’s head, pointed downwards, appears at the back of the bearded head.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut