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Oval gem with standing Jupiter

Intaglio. Flat front and back, with very short inward front bezel and deeper inward back bezel. Jupiter, nude except for a short cloak (chlamys), stands in contrapposto; his head in profile to the right, his body in three-quarter view. His right hand is upraised to grasp a scepter resting on...

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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, 2nd century

Accession Number

18.376

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems