Intaglio with bearded male head

Greco-Roman


Dimensions

Length: 5 mm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.743

Medium or Technique

Sard

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Tiny sard intaglio. Bearded male head.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to MFA archival card: bought in Athens); April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 144.26); November 17, 1927: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912