Gem with two cupids
Late Republican or Early Imperial
50 B.C.–50 A.D.
Length: 12.5 mm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two facing cupids; one at left standing, the other kneeling and holding an object, probably a tool or a scale. Over groundline. Missing chip at upper right. Scratched and abraded surface. Orange carnelian. Sub-circular intaglio with flat front.
By date unknown: Alexander Cochrane Collection; gift of Alexander Cochrane to MFA, August 1, 1918
Gift of Alexander Cochrane