Round gem with bust of Isis
1st century B.C.
Length: 10 mm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Ring with garnet gem with bust of Isis, facing left. She wears a horn and sun disc headpiece, tied on with a fillet. Corkscrew ringlets frame her face, and she wears a cloak tied at the shoulder. The pupil of her eye is drilled.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution