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Scaraboid

Banded agate, pierced. Nude man, standing to left, staff in lowered left hand; he gives the right to a seated canine. Fracture (chipped) at top.

Provenance

Said to be from Izmir 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

Greco-Roman,

Dimensions

Length: 20 mm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1208

Medium or Technique

Agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems