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Hoop Ring with Stone Set in Swivel Base

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Greek
MEDIUM Gold, agate
DATES late 4th century B.C.E.
PERIOD Hellenistic Period
DIMENSIONS 11/16 x 5/8 in. (1.8 x 1.6 cm) Stone: 3/16 x 1/2 in. (0.4 x 1.2 cm)
ACCESSION NUMBER 71.79.20
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One hoop ring with multicolored stone set in a swivel base. The stone, which is white, blue, grey and brown, is circular in shape, flat on one side, and curved convexly on the opposite side. Condition: Good.
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