Gold ring, with stone missing from bezel, Gold, Etruscan

Gold ring, with stone missing from bezel

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam.: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.11.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Ring with plain hoop and filigree bezel from a tomb group allegedly from Vulci, one of the richest and most impressive sets of Etruscan jewelry ever found.
Said to be part of a tomb group from Vulci

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