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Signet ring

Signet ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    2nd century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold

  • Museum number:

    8771-1863

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold signet ring, the near circular bezel engraved with a caduceus within a laurel wreath.

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

2nd century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold

Dimensions

Height: 1.8 cm, Width: 1.9 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Object history note

ex Webb Collection

Descriptive line

Gold signet ring, the near circular bezel engraved with a caduceus within a laurel wreath, Roman, 2nd century

Subjects depicted

Wreaths (costume accessories); Caduceus

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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