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Amethyst ring stone

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Amethyst
Dimensions:
Overall: 7/8 x 5/8in. (2.2 x 1.6cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of Rupert L. Joseph, 1949
Accession Number:
49.21.1
Not on view
Bust of Dionysos wearing a wreath
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 322, pp. 76-77, pl. 43, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Dionysos, no. 166, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Mattusch, Carol. 1994. "Bronze Herm of Dionysus." Das Wrack: der antike Schiffsfund von Mahdia, Gisela Hellenkemper Salies, ed. p. 439 n. 28, Köln: Rheinland-Verlag.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 322, pp. 76-77, pl. 43, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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