Gold ring

Period: Hellenistic

Date: late 4th–3rd century B.C.

Culture: Greek

Medium: Gold

Dimensions: H.: 1 x 3/4 in. (2.5 x 1.9 cm)

Classification: Gold and Silver

Credit Line: Funds from various donors, 1910

Accession Number: 10.132.1

Description

Intaglio gold ring: head of Alexander the Great in the guise of Herakles, wearing the lion's skin, with paws fastened round the neck.

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