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Constantinople

Late 4th century B.C.

Gold ring, the large disc-shaped bezel with intaglio device of a woman? seated before a thymiaterion (incense burner)

16 mm internal ring diameter; 11.6 g weight

Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897; ANFortnumFR.116

Taylor & Scarisbrick, Finger Rings from Ancient Egypt to the present day, 1978, no. 64