Exhibitions/ Art Object

Glass cameo: bust of Athena

Period:
Late Republican or Imperial
Date:
1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass ? opaque white
Dimensions:
Length: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Bust of Athena in profile.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 494, pp. 73–4, pl. 54.12–13.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 315, pp. 155-56, pl. 71, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 607, p. 122, pl. 66, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 607, p. 122, pl. 66, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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