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Chalcedony scaraboid

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th–early 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Carnelian or chalcedony
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.78.7
  • Description

    kneeling girl and standing youth

    The subject is unexplained.

  • References

    Alexander, Christine. 1925. "Jewelry and Miscellaneous Small Antiquities: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20: pp. 180, 182, fig. 2.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen, Hylas, no. 40.

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