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Banded agate ring stone

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
Length: 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.537
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
A nude man stands holding the severed torso and arms of another male figure.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 437, p. 97, pl. 54, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Martini, Wolfram. 1971. Die Etruskische Ringsteinglyptik. no. 113, pp. 92, 141, pl. 22,5, Heidelberg: F.H. Kerle.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 437, p. 97, pl. 54, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.100, p. 286, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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