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Bronze ring with bust of Serapis

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.558
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Very heavy ring; bust in relief on bezel.
Until 1888, collection of Joseph William Drexel, New York; acquired in 1889, gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton Drexel.
Gillett, Charles R. 1898. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Egyptian Antiquities in Halls 3 and 4. no. 282, p. 29, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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