Ring with bust of Aesculapius

Roman
Republican Period
1st century B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.024 Diameter

Accession Number

03.764

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Gold ring with a bust of Aesculapius, the Roman god of medicine and healing. A serpent twines about a staff in the field.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in England.); March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900