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Scaraboid

Object Details

Title:

Scaraboid

Artist/Maker:
Culture:

Greco-Persian

Date:

late 4th century B.C.

Medium:

Gem: mottled brown chalcedony; mount: gold

Object Number:

81.AN.76.101

Dimensions:

0.6 × 1.6 × 1.6 cm (1/4 × 5/8 × 5/8 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
by 1973 -

Vincenzo Pappalardo, Sicilian, (Lausanne, Switzerland)

- 1981

Bank Leu, A.G. (Zurich, Switzerland), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1981.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Boardman, John. Intaglios and Rings: Greek, Etruscan and Eastern: From a Private Collection. (London: Thames and Hudson, 1975), p. 99, no. 101.

Spier, Jeffrey. "A Byzantine Pendant in the J. Paul Getty Museum." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 15 (1987), pp. 5-14, pp. 5-14, figs. 1a-c.