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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Mid-Imperial, Severan
Date:
ca. A.D. 208–209
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Sard
Dimensions:
Length: 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of Rupert L. Joseph, 1940
Accession Number:
40.143
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Portraits of Septimius Severus, Julia Domna, Caracalla and Geta.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. "Notes: A Roman Ringstone." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 35(11), pt. 1: pp. 228-9.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1948. Roman Portraits, 2nd edn. no. 100, p. vi, 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. 497, p. 108, pl. 60, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Schlüter, Margildis, Gertrud Horster, and Peter Zazoff. 1975. Antike Gemmen in deutschen Sammlungen: Hannover, Kestner-Museum, Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Vol. 4. p. 294, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 497, p. 108, pl. 60, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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