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Gold ring with a garnet

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
300–250 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, garnet, finger bone
Dimensions:
H. of bezel 13/16 in. (2 cm) width of bezel 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) H. of hoop 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of David L. Davis, 1961
Accession Number:
61.89a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Gold ring with a garnet.
Musée & Galerie des Beaux-Arts. 1981. Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York : de Ramsès à Picasso. no. 50, p. 59, Paris: Musée & Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux.

Williams, Dyfri and Jack Ogden. 1994. Greek Gold: Jewelry of the Classical World. no. 36, p. 81, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

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