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Cameo

Cameo, fragmentary sardonyx, milky white, on dark brown. In modern gold setting with suspension ring. Orestes and Pylades in Tauri. Behind in doorway, Roman guard and female figure. Modern copy of the ancient piece 21.1221.

Provenance

By date unknown: Collection of Edward Perry Warren (d. 1928); gift of the Estate of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Edward Perry Warren

Modern

Accession Number

34.1437

Medium or Technique

Sardonyx

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos