Ring with Double Portrait

Photograph showing the bezel of a gold ring into which has been set two carnelian busts, one male and one female, facing each other.

Ring with Double Portrait

Description:
Medium:
Cornelian intaglio and gold
Dimensions:
Ring: H. 1.8 cm; L. 2.1 cm; Intaglio: H. 1.4 cm; L. 1.9 cm
Context:
Homs, Syria
Date:
Roman, 25 BCE–25 CE
Inventory Number:
De Clercq.3225
Lender:
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
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