Ancient Art

Silver Ring

2nd Century

Silver and opaque white agate

2.2 × 2.3 × 1.9 × 1.1 cm (7/8 × 7/8 × 3/4 × 7/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.2394
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Trench II), 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): 64, no. 2a,b,c, ill.

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