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Intaglio with Theseus examining his sword

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Nicolo, bevelled, oval intaglio. Thesus examining his sword.


By 1898: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no.123: bought in Naples, 1898); April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 119.26); November 17, 1927: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren


Catalogue Raisonné

Lewes House Gems, no. 123 (1920; 2002).


Length: 15 mm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Not on View

The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems