Ring with bust figure holding a wine cup

On display

The central bust figure in this ring holds a wine cup. The surrounding compartments were probably set with semi-precious stones.

Details

  • Title

    Ring with bust figure holding a wine cup

  • Associated place

    Gandhara (place of creation)
  • Date

    1st century AD (AD 1 - 100)
  • Material and technique

    gold, inset with a semi-precious stone

  • Material index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    internal 1.9 cm (diameter)
    band 2.5 cm max. (width)
    bezel 2.9 x 2.5 cm (height x width)
    12.3 g (weight)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1996.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 12 | India to AD 600
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1996.103

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