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Ring


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The ring appears to be of gold foil wrapped over a light weight core. The carnelian intaglio gem, set flush with the face of the ring, shows Fortuna holding a cornucopia and a ship's steering oar.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/01/1970Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • I, Claudia: Women in Ancient Rome. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. 1996-1997.
Provenance Dr and Mrs. Robert Fox, Baltimore [acquired in Istanbul, date and mode unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1969, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Fox, 1969

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Period
1st-2nd century CE (Imperial)
Medium
gold foil, carnelian
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1985
Measurements
Inner Diam: 11/16 in. (1.75 cm); Outer Diam: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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