Banded agate, bleached, white and sky-blue. Achilles bending and drawing a cloak over his shoulder with both hands. On the ground in front of him a Corinthian helmet. [inscription] Achile, retrograde.
By 1896-7: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no. 39: bought in Perugia, 1896-7); April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 124.26); November 17, 1927: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912