A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET FINGER RING
Ptolemaic Period, Circa 1st Century B.C.
The plain hoop flat on the interior and rounded on the exterior, reinforced with additional gold on the interior, with a high oval bezel set with a flat garnet engraved with a profile head of Herakles, the god depicted bearded, with a diadem in his wavy hair
¾ in. (1.8 cm) wide; ring size 5