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Christ Before The Elders

Chalcedony, yellowish
Overall: 3/4 x 5/8 x 1/16 in. (1.9 x 1.6 x 0.2 cm)
Lapidary Work-Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
Not on view
Giovanni di Demetrio, Alexandria, Egypt; Reverend Charles William King, Cambridge, England; John Taylor Johnston(until 1881)
King, Charles William. The Johnston Collection of Engraved Gems in the Grand Hall. Hand-book, Vol. no. 9. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1881. no. 64, pp. 9-10, 41.

Babelon, Ernest. Guide illustré au Cabinet de Médailles et antiques de la Bibliothèque Nationale: les antiques et les objets d'art. Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1900. no. 393, pp. 131-132.

Osborne, Duffield. Engraved Gems, Signets, Talismans and Ornamental Intaglios, Ancient and Modern. New York: H. Holt, 1912. no. 64, p. 384, fig. XXX, 8, p. 384, plate XXX, fig. 8 (s).

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