Ancient Greek Bronze Signet Ring with Doves

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Object Description

A Greek Hellenistic cast bronze signet ring composed of a round hoop and an oval bezel. Incised engravings decorate the bezel with the crude depiction of two facing birds, possibly doves, with clear detailing to the pointed beak, legs and plumed wings. Such ring would have been used to authenticate or sign documents.

UK ring size K.

Date: Circa 1st-3rd Century AD

Object History

E.W.D. Collection, Surrey, D.G. Coins and Antiquities, London, 1990s.

Object Condition

Fine condition.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    W:1.9 x centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA

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