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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Early Imperial, perhaps Flavian
Date:
ca. A.D. 69–96
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
L. 1.6 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.147
  • Description

    Head of a child in three-quqrter view
    Inscribed Tuxia

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 228, pp. 132-33, pl. 59.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 485, p. 106, pl. 58.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 485, p. 106, pl. 58.

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