Ringstone with lion
1st or 2nd century A.D.
Medium or Technique
Carnelian intaglio and gold
Not On View
Carnelian intaglio ringstone in modern gold setting, lion walking to right on a ground-line. Stone chipped on edge below groundline. Gold band inscribed.
By 1972: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (from the Paraskeivides Collection in the mid 1960s); loaned to MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III, October 4, 1972, (loan number 232.1972); gift to MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, March 21, 2001, in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule
Gift in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule