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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.


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

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Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems