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Gold ring set with garnets and amethysts

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, Garnets, Amethysts
Dimensions:
H. with serpent 2.7 cm; Greatest diam. 2.4 cm.
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.160.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 163
Gold ring with garnets and amethysts and a serpent on the edge.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1924. "Greek and Roman Jewelry: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19 (2): pp. 35, 38, fig. 6.

Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. pl. 4, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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