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Onyx cameo

Set in a gold ring. The mask of an old man, bearded; fillet in hair; mouth open.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry (?) Brooks Collection; gift of Henry (?) Brooks to MFA, May 1, 1900

Credit Line

Gift of Henry (?) Brooks

Modern

Accession Number

00.374

Medium or Technique

Bone or shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos