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Rounded square gem with Apollo

Intaglio. Flat front and back with inward back bezel. Apollo, frontal, with head in profile to the left, leans on a pillar with his right hand; rests left hand on hip. He wears a garment around thighs with excess fabric draped over left arm. Apollo has a thick, fleshy torso; His hair is tied back...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.

Accession Number

01.7603

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems