Finger Ring


Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3357
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy
Period Imperial Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Gold
Technique Gilded | Engraved | Inscribed
Iconography Child | Inscription
Inscription Language Latin Language

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.

Height 1.8 cm
Width 1.6 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 20 - Other Number

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