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Oval gem with kneeling figure

Orange carnelian with yellow-orange variation. Intaglio. Flat front and back with inward front and back bezels. A figure of indeterminate gender appears to be kneeling, in profile to the left, before a thin vertical object, probably a tree with two grooves representing leaves. One arm 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, 3rd century

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems