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Chalcedony scaraboid

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
1/8 × 1/2 × 11/16 in. (0.3 × 1.3 × 1.7 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4200
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
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Said to be from Cyrpus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4200, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 25, p. 25, pl. 5, 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. 66, p. 18, pl. 11, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 400, p. 243, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 66, p. 18, pl. 11, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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