Ancient Art

Bronze Ring

2nd century A.D.

Bronze and carnelian

ring: 2.54 x 2.7 cm (1 x 1 1/16 in.) intaglio: 1.43 x 1.11 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.2341
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Graeco-Roman, 2nd century A.D.
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Hélène Guiraud, “Intaglios from Dura–Europos,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 68, no. 6a,b, ill.

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