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Intaglio

Brown and white banded agate intaglio, oval with bevelled edge. Crudely cut fish, done only in outline, with two crosses (XX) on the otherwise plain body. Chip missing from edge near fish's head.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA, May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry

Roman,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: W. 1.3 cm H. 1.1 cm Thickness: 0.4 cm

Accession Number

1973.274

Medium or Technique

Agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems