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Agate oval

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
Other: 1 x 9/16 x 1/8 in. (2.5 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.15
Not on view
Aphrodite holding a fan
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 73, p. 63, pl. 24, 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. 159, p. 40, pl. 26, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1984. Aphrodisias-Athena, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 2. Aphrodite, no. 621, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Plantzos, Dimitris. 1997. Hellenistic Engraved Gems. no. 233, p. 121, New York: Clarendon Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 159, p. 40, pl. 26, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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