Oval gem with 4-horse chariot
Republican or Early Imperial Period
1st century B.C.
Length: 10 mm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Black glass with central white band and traces of gold leaf. Intaglio. Flat front and irregular back. Four-horse chariot moving left. Very schematic and difficult to read.
By date unknown: C. Wissmann Collection (according to MFA archival card: from the Buffum Collection); gift of Miss C. Wissmann to MFA, April 1, 1902
Gift of Miss C. Wissmann