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Chalcedony scaraboid seal

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Chalcedony, burnt carnelian ?
Dimensions:
Length: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.97.47
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Wild boar.
Alexander, Christine. 1925. "Jewelry and Miscellaneous Small Antiquities: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(7): pp. 180, 182, fig. 1.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 286, pl. 126c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 60, p. 16, pl. 10, 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. 60, p. 16, pl. 10, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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