Oval gem with eagle with wreath of victory
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Length: 13 mm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Red jasper. Intaglio; flat surface and bevelled edge. An eagle, its body facing right, turns its head back over the shoulder and holds a wreath of victory in its beak. Small chips along the left side.
By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; November 8, 1972: gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA
Gift of Burton Y. Berry