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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Italic
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Length: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.466
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Man seated on a stool (diphros) opening a chest.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 229, p. 56, pl. 34, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Martini, Wolfram. 1971. Die Etruskische Ringsteinglyptik. no. 36, pp. 39, 135, pl. 10, 2, Heidelberg: F.H. Kerle.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 194, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 229, p. 56, pl. 34, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.101, p. 286, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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