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A ROMAN ONYX CAMEO AND GOLD RING
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A ROMAN ONYX CAMEO AND GOLD RING

3RD-EARLY 4TH CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN ONYX CAMEO AND GOLD RING
3RD-EARLY 4TH CENTURY A.D.
The hoop with flattened angular shoulders of foliate design, the bezel with ribbon flange and raised collar set with a cameo relief head of Medusa, two wings in her curling hair
Hoop 5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) diam. max.
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Lot Essay

Cf. C. Johns, The Jewellery of Roman Britain, London, 1996, p. 84, fig. 4.5, pl. 15, for the type.
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