Roman copper-alloy ring with glass bezel depicting a she-wolf suckling here pups

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Roman copper-alloy ring with glass bezel depicting a she-wolf suckling here pups
Stock Number:
y4228
$ 450.00

Description

A Roman copper-alloy ring with glass bezel depicting a she-wolf suckling here pups, a classic example of Roman mythological iconography, the pups representing Remus and Romulus. 

Origin:

Circa 1st to 2nd Century A.D., Levant

Dimensions:

Inside diameter: 20 mm
Bezel: 12 mm
US ring size: 8 1/2

Condition:

Built up oxidised patina on the bronze, in overall good condition.