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Sard intaglio: Good Shepherd

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Other: 1/2 x 3/8 x 1/8 in. (1.2 x 0.9 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.310
Not on view
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1894. Handbook No. 9: Collections of Engraved Gems. no. 61, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Spier, Jeffrey. 2007. Late Antique and Early Christian Gems, Spätantike, frühes Christentum, Byzanz. Reihe B, Studien und Perspektiven, Vol. 20. no. 363, p. 58, pl. 44, Wiesbaden: Reichert.

Goldman, Andrew L. 2014. "The Octagonal Gemstones from Gordion: Observations and Interpretations." Anatolian Studies, 64: pp. 163-197.

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