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Ajax dead. A winged female covers him with a cloth.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no. 37: from Corfu; bought from Madame Heimpel, daughter of Rhousopoulos, in 1901); April 7, 1921: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 30,000.00 (this figure is the total purchase price for MFA 21.1193-21.1221)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Lewes House Gems, no. 037 (1920; 2002).

Accession Number

21.1199

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems