Ring

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Object Name: 
Ring
Accession Number: 
95.1.33
Dimensions: 
Ring Face H: 3.8 cm, W: 3.1 cm; Inlay H: 2.6 cm, W: 2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent light bluish green (ring); black with opaque white overlay (inlay) glass; cast, ground, polished (ring); cast in two layers, cut and polished (inlay). Ring with oval finger hole; bezel has slightly concave oval area surrounded by broad beveled frame; band has D-shaped cross section. Bezel contains oval inlay with cameo decoration of biga racing to right, driven by female wearing chiton and himation, which billows out behind her head.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
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