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Impression of a gem

Impression of a gem. A youth, nude, chlamys around neck, wearing petasos, puts one hand to his back, and with the other, resting on a pillar, holds perhaps a club. For making pastes.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek,

Accession Number

13.143

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems