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Paste, oval, intaglio

Dark brown, banded with white. A nude youth, with shield, kneeling to left before three other shields. Copy of 5th century gem?

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records; bought in London); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greco-Roman,

Accession Number

98.749

Medium or Technique

Paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems