<em>Funerary Ring</em>, 664-525 B.C.E. Gold, copper, 1/2 × Diam. 7/8 in. (1.2 × 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.738E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.738E_37.845E_37.846E_GrpA_SL4.jpg)

Funerary Ring

Medium: Gold, copper

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-525 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1/2 × Diam. 7/8 in. (1.2 × 2.2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.738E

Image: 37.738E_37.845E_37.846E_GrpA_SL4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold and copper or bronze ring; loop: nearly circular shape, circular section, made of two materials – outer sheath of gold, core of bronze or copper; loop not complete circle, ends soldered to bottom of bezel; bezel: square, plain sheet of gold. A tomb piece. Condition: On one shoulder of ring outer sheath of gold has been broken and corresponding piece of core has fallen out.

Brooklyn Museum