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Banded agate scarab

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century–4th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan, Civita Castellana
Medium:
Agate, banded
Dimensions:
Overall: 11/16 x 1/2 in. (1.7 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.195.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Herakles and the Nemean Lion
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 56, pp. 53-54, pls. 22-23, 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. 173, p. 46, pl. 29, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Zazoff, Peter. 1968. Etruskische Skarabäen. no. 671, p. 164, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Herakles/Hercle, no. 190, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 173, p. 46, pl. 29, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.118b, p. 291, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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