Oval gem with man holding a round object on a string
2nd–1st century B.C.
Length: 15 mm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Banded agate: white, brown, tan. Intaglio. Flat front and back, in modern mount. A man standing in profile to the left, with long hair, a beard, and a cloak, leans forward with his right foot drawn back. He dangles from his left hand a round object on a string; his right hand holds the loose end of the string.
By date unknown: Alexander Cochrane Collection; gift of Alexander Cochrane to MFA, August 1, 1918
Gift of Alexander Cochrane