Translucent dark blue, appearing opaque black. Slightly oval band, broad and narrow in section on one side, thin and deep on the other; no visible join but tooling marks on inner surface. Outer surface decorated with thirty-nine vertical or globular ribs. Intact, except for chip and crack through band; dulling and patches of iridescent weathering.
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