Sardonyx

Roman


Dimensions

Length x width: 10 x 8.5 mm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.532

Medium or Technique

Sardonyx

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Three layers, white between brown. Grotesque bird r. Head of a cock on body in form of satyr’s head; palm-branch at r.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins Collection; gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins to MFA, May 15, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins