Carnelian scarab

Carnelian | 1.4 x 1.4cm | Ca. 500 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Youth bending to lift a Corinthian helmet.

Inscribed TIMEAS.

Credit: Purchase, Helen H. Mertens, David L. Klein Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc., and Mrs. Martin Fried Gifts, 1987
Object: 1987.11.7

Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018
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