Signet Ring

2nd century (made)
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Place Of Origin

Iron signet ring, the oval bezel engraved with a bust of Serapis above a griffin


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Brief Description
Iron signet ring, the oval bezel engraved with a bust of Serapis above a griffin, Greco-Roman, 2nd century
Physical Description
Iron signet ring, the oval bezel engraved with a bust of Serapis above a griffin
Dimensions
  • Height: 1.7cm
  • Width: 2.6cm
  • Depth: 1.2cm
Style
Object history
ex Waterton Collection
Production
Greco-Roman
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Waterton, Edmund 'Dactyliotheca Watertoniana: a descriptive catalogue of the finger-rings in the collection of Mrs Waterton', p.64 no.1
Collection
Accession Number
489-1871

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record createdMarch 20, 2006
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