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Gold ring with plain carnelian scaraboid

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, carnelian
Dimensions:
H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) diameter 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4212
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156
Gold filigree ring with plain carnelian scaraboid.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4212, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 323, pp. 195-6, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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