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Glass cameo

White on blue-green. Youthful Hercules standing with profile to left, his club in his right hand, resting on the ground, and his lion-skin thrown over his left forearm.


By 1902: C. Wissmann Collection (said to have been in the Buffum Collection); gift of Miss C. Wissmann to MFA, April 1, 1902

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. Wissmann

Greco-Roman ?,

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos