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Oval gem with Tyche of Antioch

Intaglio. Double-convex, set in modern gold ring. At left, Tyche sits atop a pile of rocks. She wears a long dress, and is completely covered with a mantle. She wears a mural crown and holds two sheaves of wheat in her left hand. With her right hand she leans on one of the rocks that form her...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in London); March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Accession Number

03.1007

Medium or Technique

Beryl

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems