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Intaglio with struggle for the corpse of Patroklos

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Oval intaglio set in modern ring. Scene with four standing warriors to the left (Greeks) and two standing warriors to the right (Trojans); between, the slumped body of a fallen warrior (Patroklos). Hatched groundline.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

European, 19th century

Dimensions

Length x width: 25 x 15 mm (1 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.174

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems