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Carnelian Intaglio

Oval with bevelled edge. Grasshopper perched on a stalk of grain, facing left. Perfectly preserved.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA, May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry

Roman,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: W. 0.9 cm H. 0.6 cm Thickness: 0.25 cm

Accession Number

1973.273

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems