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Scaraboid

Unknownlate 5th - early 4th century B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Scaraboid gem engraved with the image of a lion attacking a stag.

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Details

  • Title: Scaraboid
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: late 5th - early 4th century B.C.
  • Location Created: Asia Minor
  • Physical Dimensions: 0.1 x 0.3 x 0.3 cm (1/16 x 1/8 x 1/8 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Blue chalcedony
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Object Type: Gem
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 81.AN.76.97
  • Display Location: Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 212, Coins, Gems and Jewelry
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Greco-Persian
  • Classification: Jewelry

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