Tyne and Wear HER(6606): Newcastle, gold ring - Details
Newcastle, gold ring
Dress and Personal Accessories
"An impression of an antique plain gold ring sent by Sir William C Trevelyan, bought at Malton by a friend who was assured it was dug up in Newcastle. The stone is red, well inserted and exactly on a level with the surface of the ring. The subject is a cupid offering grapes to an aged head".
Archaeologia Aeliana, Series 2, Vol VI, (1865), p 95