A LATE ROMAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER RING
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
The hoop a sheet strap ornamented with rope wires, joined to the underside of the circular bezel, a cluster of granules at the join, the bezel walls with alternating granulated pyramids and filigree spirals with granules, set with a flat circular amethyst
15/16 in. (2.4 cm.) high; ring size 7½