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Impressions of a gem

Top-shaped piece of clay pierced twice, and with three impressions from an intaglio gem representing a woman seated to right before a thymiaterion.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought at Dardanelles.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Accession Number

13.122

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems