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Finger Ring

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207657
Object Number:MS3357
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Technique:Gilded
Engraved
Inscribed
Iconography:Child
Inscription
Inscription Language:Latin Language
Height: 1.8 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:20 - Other Number

Description

Small ring. A naked child, prone, grasps hoop, left arm forward, right arm around and under hoop. Exterior of hoop finely engraved (herringbone pattern?). On interior is incised a Latin inscription: DIO SERVATA MEO.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Chapter] Nagy, Helen, and Bell, Sinclair, and Turfa, Jean M. 2009. "Etruscan Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum". New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. Madison. University of Wisconsin Press. pg. 91-118 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 94, fig. 6.1; p. 96View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.209, no.14View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bates, William N. 1912. "Note on a Roman Ring". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 16. no. 1. pg. 102 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 102View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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