Garnet (pyrope) ring stone, Garnet (pyrope), Roman

Garnet (pyrope) ring stone

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st century A.D.–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Garnet (pyrope)
Dimensions:
Length: 1/2 in. (1.2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.165
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Winged foot resting on a butterfly.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 287, p. 150, pl. 70, 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. 562, p. 117, pl. 64, 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. 251, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1990. Vol. 5: Herakles-Kenchrias. "Hermes," p. 309, no. 226, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 562, p. 117, pl. 64, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.