Ring

Italic
Prehistoric Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 296.

Accession Number

88.611

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Each side of this thin, circular ring is convex and ornamented with an incised zigzag. Mottled pea green encrustation.

Provenance

By 1888: with Jandolo (said to be from a grave on the Esquiline); purchased by R. Lanciani from Jandolo; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation