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Yellow glass ring stone

Period:
Late Republican or Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass, yellow paste
Dimensions:
Length: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.47
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Europa and the bull.
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan no. 1062, p. 145, pl. 174.48, Paris.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 201, p. 122, pl. 51, 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. 426, p. 95, pl. 53, 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. 190, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag.

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. 1988. Eros-Herakles, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 4. Europe I, no. 183, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 426, p. 95, pl. 53, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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