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Chalcedony scaraboid

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of the 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Chalcedony, gold
Dimensions:
H.: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.39
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
kantharos (drinking cup with high vertical handles) between dolphins
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1922. "Engraved Gems." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 17 (9): p. 194, fig. 3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 130, p. 32, pl. 21, 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. 130, p. 32, pl. 21, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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