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Signet Ring

7th century
Made in Germany, Niederbreisig
Copper alloy
Overall: 13/16 x 9/16 in. (2.1 x 1.4 cm) bezel: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
From Niederbreisig; Friedrich Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; Joseph Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; 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. 127, 353, fig. 11.11.

Hadjadj, Reine. Bagues Mérovingiennes: Gaule du Nord. Paris: Chevau-Légers, 2007. no. 368, p. 296.

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