Ring

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 261.

Dimensions

3.5cm (1 3/8in.)

Accession Number

84.569

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This is made of twisted wire; each end forms a loop. It closes by a free wire of one end piercing the loop of the other. The size indicates a bracelet for a child. Dark green patina.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America