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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    4th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze set with a silver intaglio

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh FSA

  • Museum number:

    M.159-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bronze ring, the circular bezel set with a silver intaglio of two doves and a scorpion or insect perched on a standing vase.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

4th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze set with a silver intaglio

Dimensions

Height: 2.9 cm, Width: 2.4 cm, Depth: 1.4 cm

Descriptive line

Bronze ring, the circular bezel set with a silver intaglio of two doves and a scorpion or insect perched on a standing vase, Italy, early Christian, 4th century

Materials

Bronze; Silver

Techniques

Intaglio

Subjects depicted

Intaglios; Vase; Insect; Doves; Scorpion

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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