Exhibitions/ Art Object

Gold ring with plain carnelian scaraboid

5th century B.C.
Gold, carnelian
H. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm) diameter 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
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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