Finger ring card

Finger ring

MOL.2015.90.7
Silver finger-ring with red semi-precious stone (carnelian?). Complete and in good condition. Henig type II. Sub-circular profile with a wide expanded bezel tapering smoothly at the shoulders to a narrow band, D-shaped in section. Heavily corroded surface with a dark grey, roughened patina. The stone is oval and lies flush with the surface of the bezel. It is incised with a winged figure, possibly Victory or Mercury, facing left with one arm extended forward. Some damage to the surface of the stone is visible around the figure’s arm.