Finger Ring with Inscription
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-6th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
In two lines: Tibepinov
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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
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Coptic. Finger Ring with Inscription, 5th-6th century C.E. Gold, Diam. 5/8 in. (1.6 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, 16.320. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.320_view1_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Gold finger ring. Hoop a strip of gold the edges folded inward. 8 sides; diminishing at back in width. On front face an incised inscription Tibepinov in two lines separated by a palm branch. To left an 8 pointed star or rosette; to right a crescent and a small cross.
Condition: Broken at back.
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