Intaglio with bee

Roman
Roman Imperial
100–300 AD


Dimensions

Length: 8 mm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.964

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Bee seen from above. Red jasper, oval intaglio with flat front and beveled edge.

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