Ancient Egyptian Agate Frog Ring

Perhaps the lid of a cosmetic vessel, on an oval plinth, naturalistically rendered, the eyes and mouth delineated by incision, pierced horizontally through the chest and stomach; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting.

Ancient Egyptian Agate Frog Ring
Ancient Egyptian Agate Frog Ring

Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, ca. 664-30 BC. Now in the Private Collection.