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Oval gem with goat

Brownish carnelian (also called sard). Intaglio. Deeply convex front face and flat back face. A simplistically rendered goat stands on a ground line facing left. Its horns are long and slender and its neck is thick. Its body is rendered by two spheres. Its limbs are slim and its joints are...

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By 1961: Dr. L. Lahut Uzman Collection (according to his records: Bought. Dec. '61. Hugo Weissmann, Charles Street [Boston]); 1962: inherited by Mrs. L. Lahut Uzman; December 12, 1962: one of the group of 20 gems (62.1145–62.1164) purchased by MFA from Mrs. L. Lahut Uzman for a total price of $ 2,200-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Archaic Period, About 500 B.C.


Length x width: 14.99 x 13.46 mm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems