Scaraboid gem with eagle and snake
Length: 27 mm (1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mottled gray and tan stone. Intaglio. Pierced for stringing (horizontal). Motif oriented vertically. Eagle flying to the left carries a snake in its talons. Surface of seal is very scratched.
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