Agate oval, Agate, Greek

Agate oval

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
Other: 1 x 9/16 x 1/8 in. (2.5 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.15
Not on view
Aphrodite holding a fan
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 73, p. 63, pl. 24, 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. 159, p. 40, pl. 26, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1984. Vol. 2: Aphrodisias-Athena. "Aphrodite," p. 71, no. 621, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Plantzos, Dimitris. 1997. Hellenistic Engraved Gems. no. 233, p. 121, New York: Clarendon Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 159, p. 40, pl. 26, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.