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.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
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 from the Ludovisi Collection Inv No 98 757
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME