Exhibitions/ Art Object

Gold ring with intaglio of a naked woman

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 400–380 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other (Height of bezel): 13/16in. (2cm) Other (Width of bezel): 9/16 in. (1.4 cm) Other (Height of hoop): 15/16in. (2.3cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1124
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Nude girl stretching or dancing; ring hammered out of solid gold.
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