Monique Lanel (Orne, France), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1982.
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Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 207, Women and Children in Antiquity
Hoop with added bezel
Etruscan or Greek (South Italian)
Etruria (Place created)
second half of 6th century B.C.
Hoop: gold-plated silver; bezel: gold
1.9 x 0.9 cm (3/4 x 3/8 in.)
Gift of Monique Lanel
A roaring, winged lion and a
All Greek and
The cartouche-shaped ring was especially popular in Etruria in the later 500s B.C., where immigrant Greek goldsmiths from