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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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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.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems