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Chalcedonic quartz seal set in a gold ring

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Glass, brown paste, gold
Dimensions:
Length: 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.160.72
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Bacchic demon, half lion, half winged satyr.
Alexander, Christine. 1925. "Jewelry and Miscellaneous Small Antiquities: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(7): pp. 180–82, fig. 3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 100, p. 27, pl. 17, 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. 100, p. 27, pl. 17, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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