9 December 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR
A GREEK GOLD FINGER RING
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding toward the circular bezel, engraved with a fly
1 in. (2.5 cm.) high; ring size 10
with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 1995.
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For a fly on a slightly earlier carnelian scaraboid see no. 33 in Davies and Kathirithamby, Greek Insects.
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