Hellenistic gold stirrup-style 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.)

U.S. ring size: 7


Acquired from a European collector in 1983

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

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