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Bezel has intaglio of Danae receiving the golden shower.

Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens from Rhousopoulos. His note was [in Greek] Athens 1896. Bought [by Warren] in 1899.); September 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

Length of bezel: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.437

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings