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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:
81.6.30
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Warrior consulting an oracle.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 92, p. 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. 227, p. 56, pl. 34, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Schlüter, Margildis, Gertrud Horster, and Peter Zazoff. 1975. Antike Gemmen in deutschen Sammlungen: Hannover, Kestner-Museum, Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Vol. 4. p. 45, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 227, p. 56, pl. 34, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.88, p. 284, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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