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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. early 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
L. 1.3 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.197
  • Description

    Portrait bust of a young woman
    Inscribed "TE EGO AMO"

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 391, pp. 184-85, pl. 80.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 496, p. 108, pl. 60.

    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. 496, p. 108, pl. 60.

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