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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.


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


Medium or Technique

Glass (paste)


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids