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Ring Engraved with a Bust of Zeus-Serapis
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Ring Engraved with a Bust of Zeus-Serapis


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Description This gold ring has a heavy elliptical hoop and a broad flat bezel. Carved in intaglio on the bezel is a bust of the Greco-Egyptian deity Zeus-Serapis wearing a modius in profile to the left.
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]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
3rd century CE
Accession Number
57.1526
Measurements
Diam: 11/16 in. (1.75 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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