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Chalcedony statuette of Nike (Victory)

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
Other: 2 7/8 x 11/16 x 1 1/2 in. (7.3 x 1.7 x 3.8 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1161
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
The head, arms, and wings were made in separate pieces, perhaps of another material, and attached.
Robinson, Edward. 1907. "New Greek and Roman Acquisitions: III Gems and Objects in Precious Metals." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2(7): p. 124, fig. 4.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 195, fig. 119, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 343, p. 166, pl. 76, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 332, fig. 236, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 334, fig. 239, 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. 622, p. 125, pl. 69, 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. 622, p. 125, pl. 69, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 419, pp. 362, 487, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Draper, James David. 2008. "Cameo Appearances." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 65(4): p. 16, fig. 25.

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