Ring in the form of a Celtic shield - ROM2018_16192_18


Ring in the form of a Celtic shield

Geography: Eastern Mediterranean
Date: about 3rd century BC
Period: Hellenistic period
Bezel: 3.64 x 2.95 cm; Ht: 2.81 cm
Object number: 974.12.2
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThe pale green translucent glass ring has a large oval bezel and a massive hoop rounded on the outside and flat on the inside; shoulders widen as it joins the bezel. The bezel is shaped in the form of a Celtic shield with a narrow flat border that swells toward the central raised rib running along the shield's vertical axis. The rib is thicker and wider at its centre.  
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