Ring with the head of a man
3rd century B.C.
Object Place: Iran
Legacy dimension: D: 0.032 m. x 0.026 m.
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
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.
By date unknown: with Isaac Sakhai, 49 Colborne Road, apt. 5, Brighton, MA 02135; April 24, 1985: purchased by MFA from Isaac Sakha
John Michael Rodocanachi Fund