Scaraboid with man and dog
2nd–1st century B.C.
Length: 20 mm (13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Golden brown agate with white bands in the middle. Scaraboid, pierced vertically. Nude male with stick walking to right, gesturing toward a seated dog in front. Crescent in field before him. Partial groundline. Chipped at the top.
Said to be from Izmir on MFA archival card; by date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969
Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut