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4th century B.C.
Gold ring, the large disc-shaped bezel with intaglio device of Nike, goddess of Victory, awarding a crown to a soldier?
14.87 mm internal ring diameter; 22.6 g weight
Presented by Edward Perry Warren, 1918; AN1918.62
The popular goddess of Victory was often portrayed on art works of this period presenting a crown to athletes, soldiers, craftsmen, poets, musicians and beautiful women.