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Intaglio

Obverse: male term facing. Reverse: [inscription]. Cracked and chipped above term.

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; by date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; 1965: bequest of Mrs. Edwin Jackson Holmes to MFA, recorded as Edward Jackson Holmes Collection, June 9, 1965.

Credit Line

Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Greco-Roman,

Dimensions

Length: 15 mm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.622

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems