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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    4th century BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stamped gold

  • Museum number:

    438-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold signet ring, with a rectangular bezel with rounded corners, stamped with an ibis and a sphinx

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

4th century BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stamped gold

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 2.4 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Object history note

Presented to Edmund Waterton by Cardinal Antonelli in 1857, ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Gold signet ring, with a rectangular bezel with rounded corners, stamped with an ibis and a sphinx, Etruscan, 4th century BC

Subjects depicted

Sphinxes; Ibis

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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