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Finger Ring with Intaglio Depicting the Head of a Woman

A work made of sardonyx or carnelian, gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of sardonyx or carnelian, gold.

Date:

1st century?

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Finger Ring with Intaglio Depicting the Head of a Woman

Origin

Rome

Date

Made 100 CE

Medium

Sardonyx or carnelian, gold

Dimensions

Ring: W. 1.9 cm (3/4 in.); diam. 1.9 cm (3/4 in.) Cameo: 1.1 × 1.4 × 0.3 cm (7/16 × 9/16 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Janis H. Palmer

Reference Number

1986.896

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