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On lower flat face: two donkeys with backturned heads.


By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Sasanian, A.D. 226–651


Legacy dimension: .014 Length: .012 W.

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Green jasper with chalcedony, convex intaglio, perforated


The Ancient World