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Mottled yellow jasper scaraboid seal

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
Length: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1421
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Bearded herm of Dionysos with thyrsos (fennel stalk topped with ivy).
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 99, p. 26, pl. 17, 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. 99, p. 26, pl. 17, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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