Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Ring

Date:
1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Sardonyx, silver
Dimensions:
Other: 7/8 x 5/8 x 1/4 in. (2.2 x 1.7 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4278
Not on view
From Cyprus

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 360, p. 174, pl. 78, 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. 298, p. 73, pl. 41, 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. 298, p. 73, pl. 41, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Related Objects

Sardonyx cameo portrait of the Emperor Augustus

Date: ca. A.D. 41–54 Medium: Sardonyx Accession: 42.11.30 On view in:Gallery 166

Sardonyx cameo with a Bacchic group

Date: 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Medium: Sardonyx Accession: 25.78.96 On view in:Gallery 166

Sardonyx cameo fragment with a sacrificial scene

Date: 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Medium: Sardonyx Accession: 23.160.73 On view in:Gallery 166

Sardonyx cameo fragment with Hercules tying up Cerberus

Date: 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Medium: Sardonyx Accession: 32.142.1 On view in:Gallery 166

Sardonyx cameo fragment with Jupiter astride an eagle

Date: 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Medium: Sardonyx Accession: 32.142.2 On view in:Gallery 166