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Banded agate scarab

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Agate, banded, gold
Dimensions:
H.: 3/8 x 3/8 in. (1 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.552
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Swan
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 202, p. 51, pl. 31, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Zazoff, Peter. 1968. Etruskische Skarabäen. no. 1524, p. 209, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 202, p. 51, pl. 31, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.114b, p. 290, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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