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Chalcedony scaraboid

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 525–500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
width 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1942
Accession Number:
42.11.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Scaraboid gem engraved of a ship with steersman, oarsmen and warriors.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 43, p. 12, pl. 7, 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. 43, p. 12, pl. 7, color p. 3, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 53, pp. 62, 417, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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