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Moss agate scaraboid seal

Period:
Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Agate, moss
Dimensions:
Length: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4201
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Crouching youth.
From Cyprus

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 22, pp. 23-24, 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. 45, p. 13, pl. 8, 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. 45, p. 13, pl. 8, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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