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Scaraboid with stag

Milky chalcedony. Scaraboid with intaglio on flat face. A stag stands facing a branch at right. Its antlers are large in proportion to its head and body. It is simplistically rendered, without attention to much detail, although its ears and tail are visible. There are a few small stray marks by...

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By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969

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Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut

Greek, .Classical Period, 5th–4th century B.C.


Length: 17.3 x 15.2 mm (11/16 x 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids