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Oval gem with Jupiter seated on a throne

Plasma with bleached face. Intaglio. Convex front and flat back with inward back bezel and short inward front bezel. A bearded male figure (Jupiter) is seated on a throne, his head in profile to the right, his body in three-quarter perspective, and his left foot drawn back. His lower body is...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Alexander Cochrane Collection; gift of Alexander Cochrane to MFA, August 1, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander Cochrane

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century

Accession Number

18.382

Medium or Technique

Plasma

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems