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Scarab intaglio with eagle perched on rock above coiled serpent

Imitiation of Etruscan work. Eagle perched on rock, bending down toward serpent coiled to spring.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 45.26); November 17, 1927: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Italian, Modern,

Accession Number

27.773

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids