Exhibitions/ Art Object

Gold ring with plain carnelian scaraboid

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, carnelian
Dimensions:
H. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm) diameter 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4142
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156
Plain carnelian scarab.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4142, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 321, pp. 195-6, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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