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Intaglio

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Yellow and red onyx intaglio, oval shaped with flat surface. Crouching monkey faces right, holding what is perhaps a piece of fruit in left hand.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA, November 8, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry

Roman,

Dimensions

Length: 14 mm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.970

Medium or Technique

Onyx

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems