Reproduction of gold signet ring with intaglio bezel

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III Period
about 1901
From mold by E. Gilliéron & Fils (Swiss), Manufactured by Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) (German, 1853–present)


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.03 L. of bezel

Accession Number

01.5373

Medium or Technique

Gilt-copper-alloy electrotype

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Original in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens (Late Helladic III Period, about 15500 B.C., excavated in 1895 in Chamber Tomb 91, Mycenae).

The ritual scene shows a man and two women at a shrine with a tree.

Provenance

Purchased of Galvanoplastische Kunstanstalt, Geislingen, for $354.54 (this is the total price for MFA 01.5355-01.5424)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund