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

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Gift of Alexander Cochrane

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems