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Scaraboid gem with head of youth (Apollo?)

Intaglio. Pierced (horizontal). Motif oriented vertically. Head of a youth (Apollo?), facing left, wearing laurel wreath. Dotted border. Bottom part of seal missing. Significant wear and chipping all over.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, 425–375 B.C.

Accession Number

01.7538

Medium or Technique

Glass (paste)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids