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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    1st century or 2nd century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold set with a sardonyx intaglio

  • Museum number:

    460-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold ring, the projecting circular bezel set with a sardonyx intaglio of Abundantia with cornucopia and an eagle with a wreath

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

1st century or 2nd century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold set with a sardonyx intaglio

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Gold ring, the projecting circular bezel set with a sardonyx intaglio of Abundantia with cornucopia and an eagle with a wreath, Roman, 1st or 2nd century

Subjects depicted

Eagles (birds); Cornucopia; Intaglios; Wreaths (costume accessories)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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