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Agate oval seal

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Agate, banded
Dimensions:
Length: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4172
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Two prancing ibexes.
From Cyprus

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 11, pp. 14-15, pl. 3, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 27, p. 8, pl. 5, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 27, p. 8, pl. 5, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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