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Agate ring stone

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Italic
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
Length: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.486
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Bound captive seated on a shield.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 235, p. 58, pl. 35, 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. 235, p. 58, pl. 35, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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