Oval gem with inscription and design
Length: 13 mm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Brownish-gray stone with blue specks. Intaglio. Greek inscription on convex side: ‘Thul[….].’ Illegible design on flat side.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way