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J. Paul Getty Museum Acquires Rare First-Century Carved Gem

Patch.com - Dec 17, 2016
“It will go on view in the Villa's reinstalled galleries alongside other engraved gems, including our amethyst Apollo attributed to the engraver Solon and the engraved gem of the head of Demosthenes signed by Apelles.” The gem has a long and ...

Gem Engraved with Goddess' Image Found Near King Herod's Mausoleum

Live Science - Mar 17, 2015
In this image, the engraved gem ring is shown at right, while its imprint is shown at left. Credit: Tal Rogovski. Making the gem. A carnelian gem like this one would have been expensive — an item that only people from a wealthy or middle-income ...

February birthstone is the amethyst

EarthSky - Dec 20, 2010
Roman intaglio engraved gem of Caracalla in amethyst, once in the Treasury of Sainte-Chapelle. Image via Marie-Lan Nguyen. The word amethyst comes from the Greek word “amethystos” meaning “not drunk,” and was believed to prevent its wearers from ...

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A Catalogue of That Part of Mr. William Tassie's Extensive Collection of Impressions from Engraved Gems, Consisting of Devices and Emblems, with ... Leicester Square: Where Fac-Similes, Impress

by: William Tassie
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
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Catalogue of the Engraved Gems and Finger-Rings in the Ashmolean Museum. II: Roman

by: Martin Henig
This important catalogue of 860 Roman engraved gems and finger-rings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford is the third in the Beazley Archive series "Studies in Gems and Jewellery". The catalogue is themed under the major headings of gods; goddesses; followers of deities and muses; personifications; portraits and figure studies; children's rings; scenes from daily life; theatrical subjects; animals, birds and other natural subjects; mythological subjects; symbolic subjects; astrological subjects; magical gems; Jewish and Christian subjects; inscriptions.
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Engraved Gems of the Greeks and the Etruscans: A History of Greek Art in Miniature

by: G.M.A. Richter

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Engraved Gems; the Ionides Collection

by: John Boardman
Gem engraving was a major art in ancient times, notably in the Greek and Roman civilizations. But it has not received adequate attention from scholars until quite recent years. John Boardman, Reader in Classical Archaeology at the University of Oxford and a leading specialist on classical engraved gems, here outlines the history of the art in Greece and Rome.
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