Ancient gems and finger rings: catalogue of the collection
This volume catalogues the J. Paul Getty Museum's comprehensive and important collection of Greek, Roman, Etruscan, and Near Eastern gems. Most of these objects have never before been published, making this catalogue essential for the scholar. The volume is fully and richly illustrated--each entry includes photographs of the gem and its impression as well as a profile drawing. Where pertinent, bibliographic references and comparative material are cited.
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Achaemenid amethyst Aquileia Archaic Asia Minor Banded agate Berlin Beschreibung bezel Bibliography BMC Gems Boardman bronze ring brown bust cameo carnelian Carnelian scarab catalogue number century a.d. 82 century B.C. 85 chalcedony chips circa close in style depicting Description device diameter of hoop Discussion drilled pellets elytra Engraved Gems Eros Etruscan Etruscan scarabs examples f1gure f1ne f1rst century B.C. facing First-second century a.d. fourth century B.C. Furtwangler garnet Gaule Getty Museum 81 GettyMusJ GGFR glass gem gold ring Graeco-Persian greatest diameter Greek Greek gems Greek Sicily Guiraud Hague hatched border Hellenistic Henig Herakles Hermes holding Intaglios and Rings Late Leningrad literature London motif Munich Naples Provenance red jasper ringstone Roman Engraved Gemstones Sa'd Collection sard Sardonyx scarab Second century a.d. second half shape Sicily Silver ring similar sixth century B.C. Stamp Seals standing left standing right Steinschneidekunst Tharros Thorvaldsen Tunisia Vienna Gems Vollenweider wears Zazoff