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Gold and carnelian scaraboid ring

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, carnelian (chalcedony)
Dimensions:
Diam.: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4153
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
With a bird on a branch carved in intaglio.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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