Exhibitions/ Art Object

Garnet in a gold ring

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 3rd–4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Garnet (Pyrope), gold
Dimensions:
Other: 13/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in. (2.1 x 2.3 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.203
Not on view
Said to be from Cyprus

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 375, p. 179, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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