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Silver ring stone

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. first half of the 4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.200
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Portrait busts of bearded man and woman facing each other.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 394, p. 185, 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. 500, p. 109, 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. 500, p. 109, pl. 60, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Spier, Jeffrey. 2007. Late Antique and Early Christian Gems, Spätantike, frühes Christentum, Byzanz. Reihe B, Studien und Perspektiven, Vol. 20. no. 38, pp. 22, 24, pl. 7, Wiesbaden: Reichert.

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