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Sard intaglio, scarab

Set in a modern ring. Youth stands profile to right, writing on a tablet. In front of him on the ground a head.

Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome 1899.); 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan,

Accession Number

99.355

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems