London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A GROUP OF FOUR ROMAN GOLD INTAGLIO RINGS
1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Comprising a gold intaglio ring with plain hoop set with truncated cornelian intaglio showing hand and Greek lettering, 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) diam.; a gold intaglio ring with oval plain hoop broadening to bezel with inset cornelian intaglio of an insect (ant?), ¾ in. (1.8 cm.) diam. max.; another with slightly carinated shoulders and oval bezel holding conical sardonyx, 5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) diam.; and a triple ring with three small circular settings with paste inlays (one missing) decorated on each side with granules, ¾ in. (1.8 cm.) diam. (4)
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