Excavated Late Roman Gold Finger Ring
This is an ancient Roman gold finger ring, dating to the 4th - 5th century A.D. The ring is in excavated condition, missing the original gemstone. It is made with a beaded wire shank, typical or Migration period jewelry. The size is small, so likely intended for a child to wear.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 4th - 5th century A.D.
RING SIZE: 2 1/4 (US) D 1/2 (UK)
SIZE: 17mm x 15mm (bezel 6mm x 3mm x 3mm)
WEIGHT: 0.99 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. property of a private collector, Paris