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Ringstone

Red jasper. At right a dog crouching to left attacking a wild boar in front of a tree with spreading branches.

Provenance

Said to be from Istanbul on MFA archival card; by date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut

Roman Provincial,

Dimensions

Length: 11 mm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1210

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems