Intaglio with figure of Triton

1st century B.C.– 2nd century A.D.

Ancient Art

Medium

Carnelian

Dimensions

0.7 × 1 × 0.3 cm (1/4 × 3/8 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948

Accession Number

1984.79.6

Culture
Period

Roman

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Tunisia; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1984.
Bibliography

  • Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 262, no. 47, pl. 47.
  • "Acquisitions 1984," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 80.

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