Exhibitions/ Art Object

Gold ring with plain carnelian scaraboid

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, carnelian
Dimensions:
Diam.: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4211
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Gold filigree ring with a plain carnelian.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4211, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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