A ROMAN GOLD AND EYE AGATE FINGER RING
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The plain hollow hoop rounded on the interior, carinated on the exterior, the wide shoulders merging with a flat bezel set with a convex oval stone engraved with a composite monster with a winged griffin forepart joined to a coiled fish tail, a frontal bull's head below
1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm.) wide; ring size 4