Oval gem with hunter
1st century A.D.
Length: 16 mm (5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Orange-red with yellow streaks. Intaglio. Flat front, convex back. A man, standing in three-quarters view to the right, leans on a spear with his left hand and rests his right hand on his hip. He has a cloak draped over his right arm that falls in swallowtail folds. Behind him, at left, a tree. At his feet, a small dog. Small chips at top and head of figure.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution