Gold ring, the deep box bezel with flat polished emerald, the openwork shoulders decorated with leaves growing out of a moulded foliate hoop

Gold ring, the deep box bezel with flat polished emerald, the openwork shoulders decorated with leaves growing out of a moulded foliate hoop.

Details

  • Title

    Gold ring, the deep box bezel with flat polished emerald, the openwork shoulders decorated with leaves growing out of a moulded foliate hoop

  • Date

    3rd - 5th century AD (AD 201 - 500)
    Late Roman Period (Britain) (AD 201 - 410)
  • Material and technique

    gold, emerald

  • Dimensions

    2.5 cm (diameter)
    internal 1.4 cm (diameter)
    9.5 g (weight)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1897.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    ANFortnum.FR.210

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Further reading

Taylor, Gerald, and Diana Scarisbrick, Finger Rings: From Ancient Egypt to the Present Day (London: Lund Humphries, 1978), no.165, p.39, illus. p.39

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