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Carnelian ring stone

Period:
Late Republican or Imperial
Date:
1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Length: 3/8 in. (0.9 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.46
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Priam begging Achilles for Hector's body.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1922. "Engraved Gems." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 17 (9): pp. 195-6, fig. 4.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 407, p. 91, pl. 51, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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. 1981. Aara-Aphlad, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 1. Achilleus, no. 680h, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Briseis, no. 35, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 407, p. 91, pl. 51, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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