Scaraboid gem with mule
Early Classical Period
Lewes House Gems, no. 069 (1920; 2002, additional published references).
Length: 16 mm (5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mostly red with yellow bands. Intaglio. Pierced (horizontal). Set in modern gold hoop ring. Motif oriented horiztonally. Mule walking to the left. Line border.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 114.26); November 17, 1927: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA
Gift of Edward Perry Warren