Intaglio with Tydeus and Melanippos, set in modern ring

Greco-Roman


Dimensions

Length: 12 mm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.744

Medium or Technique

Sard

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Sard intaglio. In modern ring. Tydeus and Melanippos. On reverse: victory with wreath.

Provenance

According to Warren's records: from the Storey-Maskelyne Collection (sale at Sotheby, London, 1921); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1925: loaned by Edward Perry Warren to MFA (as 145.26); 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