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.
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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