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Bronze ring with carnelian scarab

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze, sard
Dimensions:
Diameter: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4205
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Ring with scarab.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4205, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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