Hellenistic Gold Ring

With a flat dark amber carnelian with an intaglio of a female bust in left profile, a fillet in her hair.


1st Century BC


Height: 25 mm.     (1 in.)

Width: 19 mm     (0 3/4 in.)

Ring size: 7


Acquired from a European collector in 1983





Antiquarium, Ltd. & Sue Ollemans; Ancient Rings from Near to Far East (New York, 2018) no.3





Marshall, FH ; Catalogue of the Finger Rings Greek, Etruscan & Roman in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum (London, 1907) pl.12, no.396


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