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Sardonyx cameo portrait of the Emperor Augustus

Period: Early Imperial, Claudian
Date: ca. A.D. 41–54
Culture: Roman
Medium: Sardonyx
Dimensions: 1 7/16 × 1 1/8 × 5/16 in. (3.7 × 2.9 × 0.8 cm)
Classification: Gems
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1942
Accession Number: 42.11.30

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