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Sardonyx ring stone

Period:
Late Republican or Imperial
Date:
1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Sardonyx, gold
Dimensions:
Other: 15/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in. (2.4 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.83
Not on view
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 168, pp. 109-10, pl. 42, 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. 333, p. 78, pl. 44, 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. 333, p. 78, pl. 44, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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