AN ITALIC GARNET RINGSTONE
CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The convex oval stone engraved with a bearded standing soldier in profile, wearing a pleated short tunic, holding a circular shield that covers his torso at the center, with two crossing spears behind, flanked by a cruciform device and a \KP\k; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
3/8 in. (1 cm.) long; ring size 7¼