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Silver ring stone

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. first half of the 4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 2.4 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.200
  • Description

    Portrait busts of bearded man and woman facing each other

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 394, p. 185, 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. 500, p. 109, 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. 500, p. 109, pl. 60.

    Spier, Jeffrey. 2007. Late Antique and Early Christian Gems, Spätantike, frühes Christentum, Byzanz. Reihe B, Studien und Perspektiven, Vol. 20. Wiesbaden: Reichert, no. 38, pp. 22, 24, pl. 7.

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