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Chalcedony scaraboid seal

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 5th–4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
Length: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.78.99
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Zebu bull preparing to lie down.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1926. "Miscellaneous Accessions in the Classical Department." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 21(12): p. 286.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 102, p. 27, pl. 18, 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. 102, p. 27, pl. 18, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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