Cast of Herakles' adventures: the hero is depicted with Athena, in he...

Right side view of gem, showing Dionysos's hand grasping vine branch

Left side view of gem, showing vine branch

One of Herakles' adventures: the hero is depicted with Athena, in her...

Top view of gem, with figure of Dionysos in relief

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Summary: One of Herakles' adventures; the hero is depicted with Athena, in her aegis, a man, possibly Nereus, and a woman
Type: Pseudo-scarab
Material: Sard
Date: 550 BC - 500 BC
Style: Archaic
Dimensions: L. 0.016 m., W. 0.01 m.
Culture: Etruscan


Material Description: Clear

Donor: Francis Bartlett Donation

Sources Used: Lewes 1920, no. 35 ter.