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Ring

Ring with engraved bezel and quadrangular hoop. The Nemean lion at bay with a club above him.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no. 82: given by Mrs. John Marshall.); April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 96.26); November 17, 1927: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Lewes House Gems, no. 082 (1920; 2002, additional published references).

Accession Number

27.770

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings