Coptic. <em>Finger Ring with Inscription</em>, 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)

Finger Ring with Inscription


Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:5th-6th century C.E.

Dimensions: Diam. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 40B

Accession Number: 16.320

Image: CUR.16.320_view1_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Eight-sided finger ring, made of a strip of gold with its edges folded inward. Diminishes in width at the back. On front face, an inscription in two lines, separated by a palm branch. To its left, an eight-pointed star or rosette; to the right, a crescent and a small cross. Broken at back.

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