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Faceted agate

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of the 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Graeco-Persian
Medium:
Agate, rose
Dimensions:
H.: 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Posthumous Gift of Joseph Brummer, through Ernest Brummer, 1949
Accession Number:
49.43.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Persian horseman shooting reindeer; lion; reindeer; antelope; hyena; bull
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 138, pp. 35-36, pl. 23, 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. 138, pp. 35-36, pl. 23, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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