A beautiful and wearable gold ring. The Roman agate cameo is of a profile of a helmeted bust set into a later ring. The ring has a twisted wire hoop with granules to the shoulders, all presented in excellent condition.
Romans wore intaglios for many purposes: to depict a victorious soldier, a pagan god or even an image of a mistress in the nude.
Era. 3rd-4th century AD
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Cameo circumference. 11.5mm
Weight. 3.65 grams
Historical item, very fine
Size I ½
Bearing in mind the great age of this item, it is important to treat it with care. We cannot extend our usual 2 year guarantee with this.