11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARSHALL C. FINKELMAN
AN EGYPTIAN GOLD FINGER RING
Roman Period, Circa 1st Century A.D.
The hoop forming the continuous body of two snakes, each end coiled, one terminating in a serpent, the other a cobra surmounted by a solar disk, a second wire forming a 'Herakles' knot below the snakes, its ends wrapped spirally on the hoop
9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) wide
American Private Collection.
Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.
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