Ancient Art

Large silver ring

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

several wires of silver, twisted and joined with perpendicular twists of silver wire

3.7 × 4 cm (1 7/16 × 1 9/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5191.1b
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, Tomb 24, Loc. XIV), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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