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Gold ring with a carnelian intaglio

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold with carnelian
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/8 x 3/4 x 1/2in. (2.9 x 1.9 x 1.3cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Christos G. Bastis, in honor of Philippe de Montebello, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.539.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Head of Alexander the Great
Picón, Carlos A., Joan R. Mertens, and Ariel Herrmann. 1996. "Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1995–1996: Ancient World." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 54(2): pp. 12–13.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1996. "One Hundred Twenty-sixth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1996." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 126: p. 17.

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