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Ring

One side flattened into a kind of bezel, on which is incised a griffin. Found at the Plataean Heraeum.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry S. Washington Collection (according to museum records: found at the Plataean Heraion); gift of Henry S. Washington to MFA, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Henry S. Washington

Greek, Archaic Period,

Accession Number

98.160

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings