New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A GREEK GOLD FINGER RING
hellenistic period, circa 2nd century b.c.
The heavy, cast ring with a thick hoop, semi-circular in section, expanding at the shoulders, the oval bezel engraved with the goddess Tyche standing on the blade of a steering oar, its hooked handle in one hand, a cornucopia in the crook of her right arm, wearing a chiton with a himation wrapped around her hips and over one shoulder and fore-arm, her hair arranged in a chignon, with tendrils falling to her shoulders, the frontlet in her hair either the Isis crown of horns and disk or a flower
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