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Carnelian half-barrel

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 450–400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Length: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.38
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Hound gnawing a bone.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1922. "Engraved Gems." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 17 (9): p. 194, fig. 3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 117, p. 30, pl. 20, 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. 117, p. 30, pl. 20, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Calder, Louise. 2011. Cruelty and Sentimentality: Greek Attitudes to Animals, 600-300 BC. no. 133, pp. 56, 180, Oxford: Archaeopress.

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