Ring with intaglio depicting a crouching winged sphinx

Details

  • Title

    Ring with intaglio depicting a crouching winged sphinx

  • Associated place

    Nymphaion (Grave 2) (place of excavation)
  • Date

    5th century BC (500 - 401 BC)
  • Material and technique

    gold

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    bezel 1.7 x 0.7 cm (length x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir William Siemens, 1884.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1885.492

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Further reading

Scarisbrick, Diana and Taylor, Gerald, Finger rings from Egypt to the present day (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1978), no.59, p.34

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