Scaraboid gem with goat
Late 5th century B.C.
Lewes House Gems, no. 072 (1920; 2002, additional published references).
Length x width x thckns.: 1.8 x 1.4 x .06 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 4/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Intaglio. Pierced for stringing (horizontal). Motif oriented horizonally. A bearded goat, with horns, walking to the left. Motif set on a ground line. Hatched border.
By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no. 72: Bought from W. T. Ready in 1899.); April 7, 1921: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 30,000.00 (this figure is the total purchase price for MFA 21.1193-21.1221)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912