Intaglio. Flat on both sides with inward back bezel. Bust of Herakles in profile to left. Bottom of lion's jaw sits just under Herakles' ears. The lion skin sits back on his head so that several rows of curly hair are visible. Two paws tied around his neck. Chipped around top edge.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund