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Plasma scaraboid seal set in a gold band

Period:
Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Plasma, gold
Dimensions:
Length: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4173
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Youth between rearing horses.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4173, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 24, p. 25, pls. 5, 7, 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. 38, p. 11, pl. 6, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 38, p. 11, pl. 6, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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