Amulet-ring; gold; inscribed hoop; raised oval bezel with four claws containing hexagonal garnet.
- Made in: Italy
- Diameter: 1.01 inches
- Length: 0.42 inches (bezel)
- Weight: 45 grains
Inscription Content+Jehus autem transi(iens)
Text from Dalton 1912, Catalogue of Finger Rings
The ring may be older than the inscription; but black letter is found on other Italian rings of the 14th century (cf. no. 229), as well as upon personal ornaments of Italian workmanship found at Chalcis in Euboea (Archaeologia, lxi, p. 397-8).
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Object reference number: MCM1140
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