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Gem with fishing scene

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Two men with staffs walking to the right, drawing a boat behind; aboard the boat, a bearded figure casts a net into the water.


By date unknown: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins Collection; gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins to MFA, May 15, 1952

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Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins

Roman, Late Imperial or Early Christian Period, 3rd–4th century A.D.


Length x width: 17 x 15 mm (11/16 x 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Green jasper


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems