Exhibitions/ Art Object

Gold ring with a carnelian scaraboid gem

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold with carnelian
Dimensions:
width 1/2in. (1.3cm) diameter 1 1/4in. (3.2cm) length of stone 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Christos G. Bastis, in honor of Philippe de Montebello, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.539.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Running youth
von Bothmer, Dietrich, Bernard V. Bothmer, Pat Getz-Preziosi, Diana Buitron-Oliver, and Andrew Oliver, Jr. 1987. Antiquities from the Collection of Christos G. Bastis, Emma Swan Hall, ed. no. 176, p. 298, Mainz on Rhine: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

Herrmann, Ariel and Dr. Seán Hemingway. 1996. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1995-1996." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 54(2): pp. 12-3.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1996. "One Hundred Twenty-sixth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1996." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 126: p. 17.

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