Gold ring with inscribed onyx cameo

On display

Details

  • Title

    Gold ring with inscribed onyx cameo

  • Associated place

    The Roman World (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. AD 300
  • Material and technique

    gold; black onyx

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    1.3 cm [bezel] (length)
    1.12 cm (width)
    1.99 cm [hoop] (diameter)
    7.41 g (weight)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

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

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 13 | Rome
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    ANFortnum.FR.796

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Further reading

Scarisbrick, Diana and Taylor, Gerald, Finger rings from Egypt to the present day (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1978), no.156, p.39

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