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Reproduction of gold signet ring with intaglio bezel

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Original in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens (Late Helladic III Period, about 15500 B.C., excavated in 1895 in Chamber Tomb 91, Mycenae). The ritual scene shows a man and two women at a shrine with a tree.

Provenance

Purchased of Galvanoplastische Kunstanstalt, Geislingen, for $354.54 (this is the total price for MFA 01.5355-01.5424)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic III Period, about 1901

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.03 L. of bezel

Accession Number

01.5373

Medium or Technique

Gilt-copper-alloy electrotype

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions