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Oval cameo with rape of the Leukippidae

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White on dark brown. Youth lifting a maiden into a chariot (Rape of the Leukippidae).

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greco-Roman, Greco-Roman Period,

Dimensions

Height: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7554

Medium or Technique

Paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos