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Bronze seal ring with jasper gem

Period:
Mid-Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Jasper, yellow, bronze
Dimensions:
Other: 11/16 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. (1.7 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4282
Not on view
Said to be from Kition, Cyprus

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 399, p. 187, pl. 80, 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. 533, p. 113, pl. 62, 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. 533, p. 113, pl. 62, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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