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Creator Name: Epimenes
Creator Qualifier: Attributed to
Creator Name-CRT: Attributed to Epimenes
Title: Scaraboid with an archer testing an arrow
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -50
Creation End Date: -49
Creation Date: ca. 500 B.C.
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Gems
Materials and Techniques: Chalcedony
Dimensions: L. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 31.11.5
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1931
Epimenes is known from a signature that appears on a gem now in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He was probably trained on one of the Aegean Islands.
AMICA ID: MMA_.31.11.5
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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