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Agate ring stone

Agate, banded
Other: 3/4 x 7/8 x 1/8 in. (1.9 x 2.2 x 0.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
Not on view
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 429, p. 201, pl. 84, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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