Gem with cock and inscription

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd century


Dimensions

Length x width: 14 x 10 mm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.533

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Red jasper. Oval intaglio with flat front. Cock in three-quarter view to left. At left, letters LTS in reverse. Partial groundline

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins Collection; gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins to MFA, May 15, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins