Oval gem with head of lion
Republican or Imperial Period
1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Length: 10 mm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Intaglio. Head of a female lion with open mouth, facing left. Inscribed CN. VITALIS.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution