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Ring with oval gem with Tyche / Fortuna and a kneeling man

Red jasper. Intalgio. Flat front; set in fragmentary ancient silver ring with flat hoop and thickening shoulders engraved with abstract design. A male figure kneels before a female figure seated on a stool who is commonly identified as Tyche or Fortuna; she is clad in a long tunic (chiton) and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Alexander Cochrane Collection; gift of Alexander Cochrane to MFA, August 1, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander Cochrane

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century

Accession Number

18.367

Medium or Technique

Silver; jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings