Tiberius
Layered carnelian. 1437 CE.
Height 2.6 cm.
Inv. No. 98.757.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Tiberius.

Layered carnelian. 1437 CE.
Height 2.6 cm.
Inv. No. 98.757.

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

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 810, 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 98.64198.940)
Credits:
2009. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the cameo.
Keywords: layered cornelian carnelian cameo cameos male portrait of the roman emperor Tiberius imperatore romano Tiberio Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii laurel wreath corona di alloro from the Ludovisi Collection Inv No 98 757
History of Ancient Rome