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Intaglio with Odysseus, Diomedes and Dolon

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Sard, convex, intaglio set in gold ring. Death of Dolon. Dolon at the feet of Odysseus, begging for his life. Diomede at the left with the sword ready.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 101.26); 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

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Lewes House Gems, no. 110 (1920; 2002).

Dimensions

Length: 15 mm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.740

Medium or Technique

Sard

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems