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Exhibitions/ Art Object

Carnelian flat scaraboid

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of the 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
H.: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1942
Accession Number:
42.11.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
quadriga (four-horse chariot) with prancing horses
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 286, pl. 126k, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. no. 98, p. 26, pl. 17, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. The Horses of San Marco: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 1-June 1, 1980, New York. no. 42, p. 7, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 98, p. 26, pl. 17, color pl. 6, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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