A GREEK GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER RING
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Composed of two sections hinged together, the lower portion of the hoop set with a small cabochon amethyst, the hoop narrowing towards elaborate moldings below the hinge loops, the upper portion with similar moldings above the hinged loops, joined to the underside of an oblong stepped hexagon, centered by an oval box set with a large circular cabochon amethyst
1¾ in. (4.4 cm.) long; ring size 5