Ring

Greek
5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .02 L.

Accession Number

98.789

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Oval bezel, intaglio. A Nereid, possibly Thetis, riding a hippocamp to right (in impression) and carrying a shield.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Athens. Found near Thebes); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund