Description This gold ring depicts the Greek goddess of wisdom and war, Athena, in a lively manner-- with flowing hair, a large triple-crested helmet, and the characteristic aegis (shield or breastplate) around her neck.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
- Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
- Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry. El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso. 2010.
Provenance Robinson Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Wyndham F. Cook, London, by 1905, [mode of acquisition unknown] [Cook Catalogue, Vol. II, no. 1, pl. 1I]; Humphrey W. Cook, London, 1905, by inheritance; Sale, London, Christie's, July 14, 1925, lot 13; Dikran Kelekian (?), New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1926
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