Engraved Scarab

Object Details

Title:

Engraved Scarab

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Greek

Place:

Greece, Europe (Place created)

Date:

about 530 - 520 B.C.

Medium:

Carnelian

Dimensions:

0.8 × 1.6 × 1 cm (5/16 × 5/8 × 3/8 in.)

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Scarab gem engraved with an image of a kneeling goat. Framed by a hatched border.

Provenance
by 1973 -

Vincenzo Pappalardo, Sicilian (Lausanne, Switzerland)

- 1981

Bank Leu, A.G. (Zurich, Switzerland), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1981.

Bibliography

Boardman, John. Intaglios and Rings: Greek, Etruscan and Eastern: From a Private Collection (London: Thames and Hudson, 1975), p. 87, no. 24.