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Finger Ring

Object Number:MS3358
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Inscription
Width: 0.5 cm
Outside Diameter:2.1 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:21 - Other Number

Description

Adult size flt band. On exterior on one side is a spherical projecting bead. Directly opposite is a thin, circular pierced disk. Between the two, on the exterior, are inscribed letters. On one side: CELA DVS. On the other side: OVA AQP. On the interior is, on each side, what appears to be a leafy branch in low relief.

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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.208-9, no.8View Objects related to this

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