This is an excavated Roman silver finger ring, dating to the 3rd century A.D. It is of a Henig type VIII, with keeled shoulders and an oval box-type bezel. The ring is set with the green glass (imitating an emerald). The ring is intact but has a few stress lines from burial. See KENT-EC54C5 for further information.
A wearable ancient Roman ring in excavated condition.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 3rd century A.D.
MATERIAL: Gold & Glass
RING SIZE: 8 (US) Q (UK)
SIZE: 24mm x 22mm x 3mm (bezel 13mm x 10mm x 6mm)
WEIGHT: 2.93 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. private collection, London.
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