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Banded agate scarab

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century–4th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan, Civita Castellana
Medium:
Agate, banded
Dimensions:
Overall: 11/16 x 1/2 in. (1.7 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.195.2
  • Description

    Herakles and the Nemean Lion

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 56, pp. 53-54, pls. 22-23.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 173, p. 46, pl. 29.

    Zazoff, Peter. 1968. Etruskische Skarabäen. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, no. 671, p. 164.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen, Herakles/Hercle, no. 190.

    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. 173, p. 46, pl. 29.

    de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 7.118b, p. 291.

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