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Ring


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Description The ring, fashioned of gold plated bronze, has an oval red stone set in the bezel. Represented in intaglio is the god of war Mars, wearing a crested helmet and carrying a spear and a trophy (captured armor on a pole).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/14/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. N5132]; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Period
1st century CE
Medium
gold plate on bronze, red stone
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1638
Measurements
Inner Diam: 5/8 in. (1.59 cm); Outer Diam: 15/16 in. (2.38 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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