Scaraboid gem with two quails
Late 5th–early 4th century B.C.
Length: 22 mm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Burnt chalcedony. Intaglio. Pierced for stringing (horizotnal). Motif oriented horizontally. Two quails facing each other on a partial ground line.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Morrison Sale); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution