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Carnelian scaraboid

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 450–430 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
1/4 × 11/16 × 15/16 in. (0.6 × 1.8 × 2.4 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Purchase, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.196.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
woman at laver; heron
Said to be from Kastorea (Macedonia)

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 37, pp. 40-41, pls. 13, 15, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 286, pl. 126g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 73, p. 20, pl. 13, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1984. Aphrodisias-Athena, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 2. Aphrodite, no. 387, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 73, p. 20, pl. 13, color pl. 5, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 149, pp. 135, 434, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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