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Gold Finger Ring with Inscription

Date:
late 6th–early 7th century
Geography:
Made in Northern France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
electrum (?) /gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 3/8 x 13/16 in. (0.9 x 2.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrum
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.104
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Inscription: CART/ERIA
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 262, 346, fig. 21.61.

Hadjadj, Reine. Bagues Mérovingiennes: Gaule du Nord. Paris: Chevau-Légers, 2007. no. 577, p. 394.



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