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Gold ring

Gold ring
© BA Antiquities Museum/C. Gerigk

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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 1035

Inv.Inventory
 E/V/1
Inv.Inventory
 (SCA) 84

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showcase M1

Gold ring

Category:
Personal equipment, jewelry, finger rings
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, Ptolemaic Period, 1st cent. BCE–1st cent. CE
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Eastern Harbor (Excavations of 1998)
Material(s):
Non-organic material, metal, gold
Diameter:
2.95 cm;
Thickness:
0.7 cm;
Weight:
18.9 gr
Hall:
Submerged Antiquities, showcase M1



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
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  • Jürgen Bischoff, 2000 ans sous les mers: Les découvertes de Franck Goddio en Egypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Gottingen: Steidl, 2016): 88.
  • Franck Goddio and André Bernand, Sunken Egypt: Alexandria (London: Periplus, 2004): 104.
  • Laura Foreman, Cleopatra’s Palace (Del Mar, Calif.: Discovery Books, 1999): 62, 201.
  • Franck Goddio and Hélène Constanty, Trésors engloutis: Journal de bord d'un archéologue (Paris: Ed. du Chêne, 2003): 124-125.
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  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 384, 451, 454.
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