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Gem with two doves

Two doves facing each other, holding olive twig in beaks. Above, between doves, IVLIAE DONATAE.


By date unknown: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins Collection; gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins to MFA, May 15, 1952

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Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins

Roman, Imperial or Early Christian Period, about 4th century A.D.

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Mottled yellow jasper


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems