Gold and chalcedony
Diameter: 1.8 x 2.3 x 1 cm (11/16 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)
Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations Fund 1933.191
Find spot: Seleucia, Iraq
Made of gold inset with chalcedony, a type of quartz, this simple yet elegant signet ring has timeless appeal. A skilled artisan carved a peacock into the oval stone creating an emblem that would have had personal meaning for the owner.
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