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Sliced barrel seal with sandal

Black agate with grey streaks. Intaglio. Pierced (horizontal). A sandal facing to the right and seen from above.

Provenance

By 1902: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no. 77: Bought in 1902.); April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 109.26); November 17, 1927: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greek, Classical Period, 450–400 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Lewes House Gems, no. 077 (1920; 2002, additional published references).

Accession Number

27.699

Medium or Technique

Agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals