A COLLECTION OF ROMAN INTAGLIO RING STONES
circa 2nd century b.c-4th century a.d.
Including nineteen of carnelian (a shepherd with a goat, a satyr holding a lagobolon, a dancing Pan holding a lagobolon and grapes, Minerva and Fortuna in a later silver mount, a synchretistic Fortuna, a capricorn with trident and a fish, a striding Minerva, a draped female with branch, a profile bearded head, a profile head, Eros with a chicken, two women sacrificing to a Priapus-herm, a fish and a shrimp, Diana with her bow, standing figure, a seated Zeus with Nike and an eagle, a bearded male beneath an arching tree, an eagle with two standards, a radiate bust of Luna); seven of red jasper (a grotesque of back-to-back heads of a balding silen and a young satyr whose heads merge with an elephant's, back-to-back heads, a hunter with his dog, an eagle on an orb with traces of the iron setting preserved, two Erotes burning a butterfly with a torch, a profile woman's head, a helmet and shield beside a column and wavy branch), five of banded agate (a seated Hercules with club and cup, a herm of Pan, two standing deities, a satyr(?), a seated scribe); four of chalcedony (a fish, a seated Jupiter with an eagle, three standing figures, an eagle); four of plasma (Leda and the swan, a seated satyr at a shrine, a seated Minerva with Victoria, a lion with a bird in its mouth with a trainer(?) behind); three of black jasper (a kneeling figure with a sword, a shepherd milking a goat, a peacock); two of lapis (a banqueter on a kline, a seated figure); two of nicolo (a seated Eros at a shrine of Priapus on a column, an amphora with a lioness in relief); an onyx with the she-wolf nursing Romulus and Remus; a mottled black and white jasper with a facing head of Hercules; a hematite "magic gem" with an inscription on each side; a faceted banded agate bead with an incense burner, a tree, a thyrsos, a club, a snake, a tripod, a lyre leaning against a column wrapped with a snake, and armor; a black glass with Minerva; a brown and white layers glass with a standing figure; and five stone and glass items after the antique (57)