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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    4th century BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chased gold with composition

  • Museum number:

    445-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold signet ring, the hoop set with a composition scarab, decorated with figures of Hercules and Juno Sospita chased on the shoulders

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

4th century BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Chased gold with composition

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.3 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Object history note

Found in the Maremma, 1856, ex Waterton Collection

Historical context note

This was thought to be a marriage ring

Descriptive line

Gold signet ring, the hoop set with a composition scarab, decorated with figures of Hercules and Juno Sospita chased on the shoulders, Etruscan, 4th century BC

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Marriage

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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