Oval cameo with rape of the Leukippidae

Greco-Roman
Greco-Roman Period


Dimensions

Height: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7554

Medium or Technique

Paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cameos

White on dark brown. Youth lifting a maiden into a chariot (Rape of the Leukippidae).

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution