Intaglio

Roman


Dimensions

Length: 18 mm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.963

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Dark red jasper intaglio, oval shape with flat surface and bevelled edge. Tumblebug, seen from above, rolling a ball of mud.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA, November 8, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry