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Ring Engraved with a Lion
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Ring Engraved with a Lion


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Description The gold ring has an elliptical hoop, broadening at the shoulder, and a broad oval bezel. Within the bezel is a ledge with the representation of a lion and star inlaid in niello.
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 (Late Antique)
Medium
gold, niello
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1527
Measurements
Diam: 5/8 in. (1.59 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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