Exhibitions/ Art Object

Intaglio in ring

Culture:
Post-Classical
Medium:
Garnet, gold
Dimensions:
Other: 13/16 x 13/16 x 9/16 in. (2.1 x 2 x 1.4 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.235
Not on view
Portrait bust of a Roman, perhaps Julius Caesar, in profile, set in a gold ring.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 432, p. 202, pl. 84, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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