13 December 2002
A GREEK ROCK CRYSTAL FINGER RING
Hellenistic Period, Circa 2nd-1st Century B.C.
With a wide hoop, rounded on the exterior, flat on interior, expanding towards the broad, oval, two-stepped bezel, the center of which is concave, perhaps for the now-missing inset
1½ in. (3.8 cm) wide
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For two similar examples see nos. 13 & 14 in Symes, Hardstones from the Ancient World.
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