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Finger Ring

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egypto-Roman
MEDIUM Gold
  • Place Collected: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES 1st century B.C.E.-1st century C.E.
    DIMENSIONS Diameter 15/16 x Length 1 1/4 in. (2.4 x 3.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.148
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Egypto-Roman. Finger Ring, 1st century B.C.E.-1st century C.E. Gold, Diameter 15/16 x Length 1 1/4 in. (2.4 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.148. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 16.148_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Gold finger ring with shank in form of a thick gold wire bent to form two and one half coils. Ends terminate in busts of Serapis (?) and Isis pointing in opposite directions. Details incised. Condition: Perfect.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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