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Ancient Roman - Egyptian Gold Ring 

Ancient Roman - Egyptian Gold Ring 

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1303692
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Roman - Egyptian Gold Ring

A Roman Ptolemaic Gold signet ring engraved with the image of a standing Egyptian
goddess, probably Isis. With her stretched arm she is holding an Ureaus serpent
crowned with the sun disc. Above her head the Isis crown.
The ring has obviously been worn a lot in ancient times as image is a little burred.
For comparison see a ring with nearly identical image : F.H. Marshall
Catalogue of finger rings. Greek, Etruscan, Roman in the British Museum. Plate IV. nr.118.

Date: 2nd -1st century B.C.
Condition: Intact and fully wearable
Weight:  4.7 gramm
Ringsize: EU 56 / UK P / US 7 3/4
Provenance: German privat collection , Paris art market ("Les Enluminures")

The authenticity of the object is fully guaranteed.