Scaraboid gem with stag
mid-5th–mid-4th century B.C.
Length: 30 mm (1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Intaglio. Pierced for stinging (horizontal). Motif oriented horizontally. A stag running to the right. Stag has an unusually long neck. Chipped around the edges; a large piece broken from the back.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution