Scarab with a heraldic lion on the base

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
about 2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

L: 13 mm. x W: 8 mm. x D: 5 mm.

Accession Number

1992.313

Medium or Technique

Sapphire

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Provenance

By 1991: with Eric Bleiler, Newton, MA; 1991: purchased by Dr. and Mrs. Saul Markowitz, Framingham, MA; 1992: given to the MFA from Dr. ans Mrs. Markowitz.
(Accession Date: July 24, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Saul Markowitz