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Ring

Bronze fragment: much encrusted with green. A portion of circlet gone. Elliptical socket, outline well preserved. Stone gone. [For reference: Res. 84.53 (M587) Ring fragment Res. 84.54 (M588a-c) Three ring fragments Res. 84.55 (M589b-d) Three ring fragments. (M589 a = 84.567) Res. 84.56...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); loose earth. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

2.2 x 1.9 cm (7/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.53

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings