Scaraboid gem with Pegasos
Late 5th–early 4th century B.C.
Length: 22 mm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Tan chalcedony mottled with white (concentrated on the convex side). Intaglio. Pierced for stringing (horiztonal) Motif oriented horizontally. Winged horse (Pegasos) galloping to the right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution