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Ancient Art

Carved Intaglio gemstone with Head of Tyche

1st–2nd century A.D.

Red jasper

1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Torkom Demirjian
1986.99.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Syrian
Period: 
Roman (1st–2nd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Mr. and Mrs. Torkom Demirjian; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1986.

Bibliography: 

“Catalogue of the Exhibition ‘An Obsession with Fortune: Tyche in Greek and Roman Art’,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 115, no. 48.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.