RARE Medieval Kaballistic Inscribed Magic Amulet Ring
This is an extremely rare medieval kabbalistic ring, dating to the 12th - 13th century A.D. It is inscribed in Lombardic script "AGIOS OTEOSA / TENAT" (Holy [is] God Immortal). The inscription is inlaid with niello, so too the decorated bezel. the condition is excellent, being a "charged" ring used in magic, and protection by a Mage. It has a strong "buzz" to it and one can still feel its great power when wearing it. A true museum quality piece that can still be worn and used.
OBJECT: Amulet Ring
DATE: c. 1150 - 1290 A.D.
MATERIAL: Steel / Iron & Niello
RING SIZE: 9 1/4 (US) S 1/4 (UK)
SIZE: 22mm x 24mm x 5mm (bezel 12mm x 11mm x 2mm)
WEIGHT: 7.3 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Rouen. France.