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Carnelian scaraboid seal

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
late 6th–early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Carnelian, gold
Dimensions:
L. 1.7 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4174
  • Description

    Nike holding a wreath

  • Provenance

    From Cyprus

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 39, pp. 41-42, pl. 13.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 69, p. 19, pl. 11.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 69, p. 19, pl. 11.

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