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Intaglio with youth writing on shields, set in modern ring

Brown sard oval intaglio, set in modern gold ring. Youth, nude except for helmet, kneeling on one knee inscribes upper of two superimposed shields before him.

Provenance

By date unknown: Miss Annie Sprague Weston Collection; gift of Miss Annie Sprague Weston to MFA, February 7, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie Sprague Weston

Greco-Roman,

Accession Number

29.726

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems