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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Other: 7/16 x 1/2 x 7/16 in. (1.1 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.206
Not on view
Inscribed in Greek: KYΠΡIC ΘEOΔEI XAIPEIN (Cypris sends her greeting to Theodes)
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 311, p. 154, pl. 70, 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. 603, p. 120, pl. 65, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 195, 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. 603, p. 120, pl. 65, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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