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With design in intaglio on oval bezel. Draped bust of a man to left. He has curly hair, large eyes, and a slight beard. He wears an earring in his ear. Possibly inspired by Punic coinage?

Provenance

By date unknown: with John J. Klejman, 982 Madison Avenue, New York 21, N.Y.; purchased by MFA from John J. Klejman, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Hellenistic Period, 1st BC

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Max. Diameter: 17 mm.

Accession Number

63.117

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings