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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. early 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Length: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.197
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Portrait bust of a young woman.
Inscribed "TE EGO AMO"
Inscription: TE EGO AMO
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 391, pp. 184-85, pl. 80, 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. 496, p. 108, pl. 60, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 201, 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. 496, p. 108, pl. 60, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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