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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.76
Title
Finger Ring
Classification
Jewelry
Work Type
ring
Date
100 BCE - 200 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe
Period
Roman period
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/48947
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Carnelian set in gold
Technique
Intaglio
Dimensions
2 x 1.9 x 0.95 cm (13/16 x 3/4 x 3/8 in.)
Provenance
From the collection of Cornelius C. Vermeule, III.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule, III
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.76
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Oval stone engraved with heron and rooster facing each other (on groundline); mounted in solid gold ring with deformed hoop.

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