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Banded agate ring stone

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Italic
Medium:
Agate, banded
Dimensions:
Length: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.29
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Man writing on a tablet the auguries told by a head on the ground.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 91, pp. 72-73, pl. 29, 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. 226, pp. 55-56, pl. 34, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Martini, Wolfram. 1971. Die Etruskische Ringsteinglyptik. no. 111, pp. 94, 141, pl. 22, 3, Heidelberg: F.H. Kerle.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 226, pp. 55-56, pl. 34, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.83b, p. 283, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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