Intaglio. Flat front and back with inward back bezel. The top third of a herm, in profile to left. Bearded herm wears a fillet, and has hair pulled back into a low bun with a few loose strands hanging down his neck. The tenon that fastens the head to the shaft is clearly indicated by a circle.
By date unknown: purchased by Richard Norton from Lawson (Smyrna); purchased by MFA, Special Classical Fund, February 11, 1909
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution