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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
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

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:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Chapter] Turfa, Jean M. "Etruscan" Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum, in Bell, Sinclair & Nagy, Helen. New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. 91-118. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 94, fig. 6.1; p. 96View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.209, no.14View Objects cited in this Publication

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