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Ring

19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 13/16 x 9/16 in. (2.1 x 1.5 cm) Height x width (shank): 1/2 x 3/4 in. (1.3 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

1974.451

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with hard-stone (carnelian) cameo profile portrait of Heracles. The bezel-setting has imitation beaded wire and the shoulder and shank are made of three wires. The shank is broken in the center.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman