Gem with Antonine portrait?
Length x width: 12.5 x 11 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Orange carnelian. Oval intaglio with flat front and rounded edge, set in modern gold ring (18th or 19th century). Laureate, bearded male head in profile to left, possibly an Antonine or Severan emperor. Chip missing at the top.
By date unknown: Mrs. Henry Lyman Collection; gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to MFA, April 12, 1961
Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman