Ring

Greek
about 5th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 286.

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.141

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Stamped in relief on the bezel there is a woman seated on a stool in a mournful attitude. A snake (?) appears in the field. The stamped design is off-center to the lower right. The (body of the) ring has been broken at two places and repaired (by W.J. Young). Crusty green patina, with spots of whitish corrosion.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Suessula.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren