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Gold Ring
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Gold Ring

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Description Flat hoop edged by twisted wire. Leftward key meander formed of double rows of minute granulation. The "odd man" indicates the join of the ring band. Too fragile for everyday use, this ring may have been intended as funerary jewelry, or may have been part of a bracelet, or other cylindrical ornament.
Date Description Narrative
12/07/1978Examinationexamined for condition
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [as part of "Jugoslavian Treasure"]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927

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7th century BC (?)
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H: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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