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Pendant with an Intaglio of Pallas Athena
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Pendant with an Intaglio of Pallas Athena


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This is a copy of an ancient Roman rock crystal intaglio now in the Berlin Museum. Both are signed in Greek: "Eutyches, son of Dioskourides of Aigeai made it."
Provenance Duke of Marlborough; Marlborough Gems, no. 81; Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mrs. Henry Walters, New York, 1931, by inheritance; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Translation] Eutyches, son of Dioskourides of Aigeai made it
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1942

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Period
18th century
Medium
amethyst, gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1028
Measurements
1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (4.7 x 3.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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