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Carnelian scaraboid seal

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
L. 1.7 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.257
  • Description

    Child or dwarf stroking a hound

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 38, p. 41, pls. 13, 16.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1950. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks, 3rd edn. New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. 114, 467, fig. 364.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 96, p. 26, pl. 17.

    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. 96, p. 26, pl. 17.

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