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Bezel of a finger ring

Almond-shaped, with curved surface. Intaglio, nude Maenad dancing to right (in impression), her thyrsos falling at her side.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek,

Accession Number

01.8186

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings