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Sard scarab

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Sard
Dimensions:
H.: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of Rupert L. Joseph, 1955
Accession Number:
55.128.1
  • Description

    Seated Herakles with Hypnos (or Thanatos)

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 177, pp. 47-48, pl. 29.

    Zazoff, Peter. 1968. Etruskische Skarabäen. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, no. 647, p. 163.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen, Herakles/Hercle, no. 386d.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 177, pp. 47-48, pl. 29.

    de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 7.119a, p. 291.

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