Scarab with a head of a man wearing a pointed cap
4th century B.C.
Length: 13 mm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Intaglio. Pierced for stringing (vertical). Motif oriented vertically. Head in profile to right, wearing a pointed hat (pilos) with narrow brim and a circle at the top. Figure has large ear, almond-shaped eye. Hatched border.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought from a Roman dealer.); 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund