Scaraboid gem with goat
Late 5th century B.C.
Lewes House Gems, no. 073 (1920; 2002, additional published references).
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Banded white and tan agate. Intaglio. Pieced for stringing (horizontal). Motif oriented horiztonally. Standing goat facing left. A gamma at right, behind the goat. A large chip in front of the goat, around perforation.
About 1912: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no. 73: Bought in Athens about 1912.); April 7, 1921: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 30,000.00 (this figure is the total purchase price for MFA 21.1193-21.1221)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912