Intaglio with shrimp

Roman
Roman Imperial
1st century A.D.


Dimensions

Length: 12 mm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1972.961

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Shrimp to left. Scratched; chipped at upper and lower left. Red jasper, oval intaglio with convex 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