Engraved Gem

Unknown1st–2nd century A.D.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Artemis of Ephesos standing facing front; fillets hang from her arms with a crescent above left shoulder and a star above right shoulder. Short groundline.


  • Title: Engraved Gem
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1st–2nd century A.D.
  • Physical Dimensions: 1.1 × 0.8 × 0.3 cm (7/16 × 5/16 × 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Gem
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Cornelian
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 79.AN.8.3
  • Culture: Roman
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of William L. Eagleton, Jr.
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Jewelry

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