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Intaglio

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Red jasper intaglio, oval shape with flat surface and bevelled edge. Bee with wings spread seen from above. Small chip missing from the left edge on underside.

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: 8 mm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.964

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems