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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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

52.536

Medium or Technique

Green jasper

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems