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Sard ring stone

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st century A.D.–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Sard
Dimensions:
Length: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.150
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Mask of Silenos conjoined with female tragic mask.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 266, p. 143, pl. 67, 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. 583, p. 119, pl. 65, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Schlüter, Margildis, Gertrud Horster, and Peter Zazoff. 1975. Antike Gemmen in deutschen Sammlungen: Hannover, Kestner-Museum, Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Vol. 4. p. 134, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 583, p. 119, pl. 65, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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