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Agate ring stone

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Italic
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
Length: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Man measuring with plumbline.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 89, p. 72, pl. 29, 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. 223, p. 55, pl. 34, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Martini, Wolfram. 1971. Die Etruskische Ringsteinglyptik. no. 39, pp. 48, 135, pl. 10, 4, Heidelberg: F.H. Kerle.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, 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. Hermes, no. 176, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 223, p. 55, pl. 34, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.82, p. 283, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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