Ring with intaglio bust of Sol

Roman
Late Roman Imperial
300–400 AD


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L. (of intaglio): 8 mm. Max. Diameter of ring: 25 mm.

Accession Number

1970.588

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Draped bust of Sol to left with radiate crown.

Small chips around the edge. Gold ring with beaded wire tendril decorations and oval, truncated cone carnelian intaglio.

Provenance

By date unknown: Miss Gladys Clark Collection; gift of Miss Gladys Clark to MFA, December 16, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gladys Clark