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Carnelian lion in gold swivel ring

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Carnelian, gold
Dimensions:
H.: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.174.39
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
lion and prey
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1921. "Classical Accessions: Jewelry." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 16 (3): pp. 57-8, fig. 1F.

Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. p. 51, fig. 110, 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. 55, p. 15, pl. 9, 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. 55, p. 15, pl. 9, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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