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Ring Bezel

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There is an oval bezel, which apparently was plain. The loop of the ring is mostly broken away. Green patina, heavily encrusted. (note that this bezel is M589a and M589b-d =Res.84.55)

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); found in loose earth. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 294.

Dimensions

2.4cm (15/16in.)

Accession Number

84.567

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings