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Chalcedony scaraboid

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of the 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Graeco-Persian
Medium:
Chalcedony, blue
Dimensions:
H.: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.443
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
running boar
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 286, pl. 126i, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 140, p. 36, pl. 24, 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. 140, p. 36, pl. 24, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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