Theseus Ring goes on display for the first time

The ‘Theseus Ring,’ a gold signet ring unearthed in the Plaka district of Athens in the 1950s and dating back to the Mycenaean period, went on display on Monday for the first time at the Greek capital’s National Archaeological Museum.

The ring, which depicts a bull-leaping scene, was initially dismissed as fake before its authenticity was established by a team of Culture Ministry experts.

The scene depicted on the 15th century BC artifact also includes a lion and a tree.

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