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Stamped in relief on the bezel there is a woman seated on a stool in a mournful attitude. A snake (?) appears in the field. The stamped design is off-center to the lower right. The (body of the) ring has been broken at two places and repaired (by W.J. Young). Crusty green patina, with spots of...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Suessula.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, about 5th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 286.


Diameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings