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Cone

Pierced across top, intaglio. Winged symbol of the sun (?), in convex base.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut

Near Eastern, About 699–600 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 19 mm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.1191

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems