Detail View: The AMICA Library: Scaraboid with an archer testing an arrow

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.31.11.5
AMICA Library Year: 
2000
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Name: 
Epimenes
Creator Name-CRT: 
Attributed to Epimenes
Title: 
Scaraboid with an archer testing an arrow
Title Type: 
Object name
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
ca. 500 B.C.
Creation Start Date: 
-502
Creation End Date: 
-498
Materials and Techniques: 
Chalcedony
Classification Term: 
Gems
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
Rights: 
Context: 

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.

Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.gr31.11.5.R.tif