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Amethyst intaglio portrait of a man

Period:
Late Republican
Date:
ca. 50–40 B.C.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Amethyst
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.195.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
Portrait bust of Julius Caesar.
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Richter, Gisela M. A. 1949. "Glyptic Portraits of the late Republic and early Empire in the Metropolitan Museum." Hommages à Joseph Bidez et à Franz Cumont. p. 299, Brussels: Latomus, revue d'études latines.

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Vollenweider, Marie-Louise. 1974. Die Porträtgemmen der römischen Republik, Vol. 64. pp. 90,120, 123, 130-3, 148, n. 63, Taf. 77, 1, Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

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Thomas, Renate. 1995. "Hellenistische Wurzeln Romischer Herrscherikonographie." Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, 110: p. 397, no. III, 9, -1.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 469, p. 103, pl. 57, color pl. 15, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Zwierlein-Diehl, Erika. 2007. Antike Gemmen und ihr Nachleben. no. 491, p. 419, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter & Co.

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