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Oval gem with hunter

Orange-red with yellow streaks. Intaglio. Flat front, convex back. A man, standing in three-quarters view to the right, leans on a spear with his left hand and rests his right hand on his hip. He has a cloak draped over his right arm that falls in swallowtail folds. Behind him, at left, a tree....

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Accession Number

01.7568

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems