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Carnelian ring stone with gold band set in a silver ring

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Carnelian, gold, silver
Dimensions:
Length: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4229
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Carnelian ringstone in gold band setting, mounted in a silver ring; woman crouching.
From Cyprus

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 50, p. 46, pl. 20, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 152, p. 39, pl. 25, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 152, p. 39, pl. 25, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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