Ring with the head of a man

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D: 0.032 m. x 0.026 m.

Accession Number

1985.131

Medium or Technique

Iron

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Oval bezel, drilled and incised with the head of a man with close-cropped hair, curly beard and thick neck. Dark brown patina. The ring may originally have been gilded or silvered.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Isaac Sakhai, 49 Colborne Road, apt. 5, Brighton, MA 02135; April 24, 1985: purchased by MFA from Isaac Sakha

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund