A PHOENICIAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN SCARAB FINGER RING
Circa 5th Century B.C.
The hoop a wide ribbon, slightly carinated on the exterior, terminating at each end in a convex disk, the plain carnelian scarab attached by a wire threaded through its central perforation and the corresponding perforations in the disks, the wire then coiled around the shoulders of the hoop
7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 9