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Carnelian scarab, intaglio

Rude representation of horse and rider en face. Four drill holes make body of horse. Rider to left of horse except left leg which is not connected with him.


By date unknown: Mrs. Gardner Brewer Collection; bequest of Mrs. Gardner Brewer to MFA; accessioned: November 1898

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Bequest of Mrs. Gardner Brewer

Italic, Etruscan,

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems