Gem Engraved with Hermes (Mercury)

Gem Engraved with Hermes (Mercury)

Gem Engraved with Hermes (Mercury)

Medium:
Yellow Beryl, or Topaz
Dimensions:
H. 1.5 cm
Context:
Unknown
Date:
ca. 1st century BCE–3rd century CE
Inventory Number:
81.6.74
Lender:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Credit:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
© The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY