Finger Ring card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Finger Ring


Currently not on display


Finger ring with thin, hollow hoop ring and large, gilt silver cartouche with impressed intaglio within a raised, beaded border, within which is a scene of a bird and sphinx. Identified by Boardman as Boardman Type B III 3. The cartouche scene depicts a couchant sphinx with long body and up-curved tail facing left, behind it, a slim water-bird with long neck like a heron, also facing left.