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Carnelian scarab

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
early 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Carnelian, gold
Dimensions:
H.: 11/16 x 1/2 in. (1.7 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.489
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Suicide of Ajax
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 172, p. 46, pl. 29, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Zazoff, Peter. 1968. Etruskische Skarabäen. no. 337, p. 146, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981. Aara-Aphlad, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 1. Aias I, no. 113, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 172, p. 46, pl. 29, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.104a, p. 287, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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