Intaglio with a scorpion

Greco-Roman
2nd-3rd century A.D.
100–300


Dimensions

Length: 11 mm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.958

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Scorpion seen from above. Some scratches. Reddish orange carnelian oval intaglio with convex front and back.

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