Tiberius
Layered carnelian.
14—37 CE.
Height 2.6 cm.
Inv. No. 98.757.Boston, Museum of Fine ArtsPhoto by Roger B. Ulrich

Tiberius.

Layered carnelian.
14—37 CE.
Height 2.6 cm.
Inv. No. 98.757.

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

Private collection, Ludovisi.
Origin:
Until unknown date in the Ludovisi Collection;
by 1897: Count Michel Tyszkiewicz Collection;
1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8—10, lot 276;
by 1898: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1898, for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641—98.940).
Credits:
© 2009. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the cameo.
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