Ring

Roman
Hellenistic Period
1st BC


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Max. Diameter: 17 mm.

Accession Number

63.117

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

With design in intaglio on oval bezel. Draped bust of a man to left. He has curly hair, large eyes, and a slight beard. He wears an earring in his ear. Possibly inspired by Punic coinage?

Provenance

1963, sold by J. J. Klejman (dealer; b. 1906 - d. 1995), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 13, 1963)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour