Gold & Carnelian Ring, Tarentum

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 22 August 2017
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A gold and carnelian ring incised with an elephant holding a goad in its trunk. From Tarentum (Taranto), southern Italy. 1st century BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Taranto, Italy)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2017, August 22). Gold & Carnelian Ring, Tarentum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7047/gold--carnelian-ring-tarentum/

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