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Part of a paste cameo, oval

Greenish grass; Now has iridescent coating. Head of a youthful Egyptian king to right, wearing the double crown. Broken off at left side and below chin.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Romano-Egyptian,

Accession Number

01.7553

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos