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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1952.71.138
Title
Intaglio Gem with Bird with Olive Branch and Greek Monogram, late Roman or early Byzantine
Classification
Gems
Work Type
gem
Date
3rd-7th century
Period
Late Antique period
Culture
Roman?
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291431
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Amethyst
Technique
Intaglio
Provenance
Mrs. Charles B. Perkins, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1952.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins
Accession Year
1952
Object Number
1952.71.138
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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