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Peacock Ring

December 31, 1199
Cleveland Art
Art and Calligraphy
Abbasid Caliphate

Peacock Ring



Peacock Ring 1-200 Seleucia, Iraq, Parthian Period 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 LOCATION 102A Ancient Near East DID YOU KNOW? 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. CITATIONS H. C. H. "Further Excavations in Iraq." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 19, no. 7 (1932) pp. 120-22 Hollis, Howard C. "Material from Seleucia." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 20, no. 8 (1933) pp. 129-31 R. H. "Excavations in Iraq." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 17, no. 7 (1930) pp. 133-135

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