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Oval sard intaglio ringstone

Bust of Hercules to left, with full beard and fillet, set in gold ring of the 18th to 19th century.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Henry Lyman Collection; gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to MFA, April 12, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 100

Dimensions

Length x width: 12.5 x 11 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.208

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems