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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Early Imperial, perhaps Flavian
Date:
ca. A.D. 69–96
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Length: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.147
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Head of a child in three-quarter view
Inscribed Tuxia
Inscription: "Tuxia"
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 228, pp. 132-33, pl. 59, 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. 485, p. 106, pl. 58, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 194, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 485, p. 106, pl. 58, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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