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Intaglio with head of a woman

Sard oval intaglio. Head of a woman left, wearing a veil over the back of her head. From Capua.


By date unknown: Count Michel Tyszkiewicz Collection; 1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8-10, lot 297; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 40.26); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 17, 1927

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Roman, Imperial Period, Augustan,

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems