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Sard, intaglio, oval (cut scarab)

Double subject. Turned one way; youth seated on rock to right; playing a lyre; his lower legs concealed. Reversed:upper part of bearded man playing a lyre; behind him a small youth resting one hand on the man's head; cable border.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought from a German of Florence who said he got it in "Italy".); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Italic, Etruscan,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems