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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Imperial, Late Antonine
Date:
ca. A.D. 177–192
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Sard-Carnelian ?
Dimensions:
Length: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.201
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Male and female busts around an eagle on an altar.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 393, 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. 494, p. 108, pl. 60, 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. 494, p. 108, pl. 60, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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