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Gem

Date:
2nd–4th century
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Nicolo (variety of onyx having bluish layer over black).
Dimensions:
Overall: 1/2 x 3/16 in. (1.3 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Lapidary Work-Nicolo
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.139.68
Not on view
Inscription: Herakleitos, you will live in God
Mrs. John Marshall(until 1922)
Richter, Gisela M. A. "Greek and Roman Jewelry Recent Accessions." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 19, no. 2 (February 1924). p. 38.

Spier, Jeffrey. Late Antique and Early Christian Gems. Spätantike, frühes Christentum, Byzanz. Reihe B, Studien und Perspektiven, Vol. Vol. 20. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2007. no. 737, p. 135, fig. 104.



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