Pierced scaraboid

Near Eastern


Dimensions

Length x width: 20 x 15 mm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1190

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Mottled agate. “Inscription” in number of lines. This may be decoration in the form of an inscription, not necessarily one.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut