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A GRAECO-PERSIAN GOLD FINGER RING
A GRAECO-PERSIAN GOLD FINGER RING

CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

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A GRAECO-PERSIAN GOLD FINGER RING
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Stirrup-shaped, the plain hoop slightly rounded on the interior and exterior, expanding at the shoulders to the oval bezel, engraved with a bearded male sphinx standing in profile to the left, his sickle-shaped wings upraised, enhanced by punched dots, his leonine tail upturned, wearing a tall crown
in. (1.8 cm.) long; ring size 6¼
Provenance
European Private Collection, acquired in the 1980s.
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