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Acquired in 1871 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Waterton, Edmund 'Dactyliotheca Watertoniana: a descriptive catalogue of the finger-rings in the collection of Mrs Waterton', p.44, no. 2 Described by Waterton as 'Massive gold ring with a Gorgon's head repoussé, a very remarkable specimen. From the excavations in Sardinia'. There is also a sketch of the front of the ring. J.V.S. Megaw ‘Two La Tène finger rings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: an essay on the human face and Early Celtic Art’, Praehistorische Zeitschrift 43-44 (1965-1966), 96-166 Megaw, Vincent 'Art of the European Iron Age: a study of the elusive image', New York, 1970, p. 111-12, cat. 169
collection_code
MET
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca. 400 BC-300 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Gold ring chased with two masks, La Tène type. Celtic, possibly Central Europe, about 400-300 BC.
dimensions
Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.4 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Jewellery, room 91
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
ex Waterton Collection
id
98852
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T02:14:29.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T02:14:29.000Z
latitude
52.976181
location
Jewellery, room 91, case 4, shelf A, box 12
longitude
7.85784
marks
materials
gold
materials_techniques
Chased gold
museum_number
418-1871
museum_number_token
4181871
object_number
O126570
object_type
Ring
on_display
true
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Gold ring, the bezel chased with two masks.
place
Europe
primary_image_id
2007BL8778
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
ring-unknown
sys_updated
2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
chasing
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-300
year_start
-405