London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A GROUP OF FOUR ROMAN RINGS
1ST CENTURY A.D.
Comprising a gold intaglio ring with hoop broadening towards oval bezel set with garnet intaglio cut with a cockerel, 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) diam.; a silvered bronze ring set with fine bloodstone intaglio with head of Hermes in profile, 7/8 in. (2.3 cm.) diam.; a silvered bronze ring with oval bezel containing cornelian intaglio of two travelling male figures, 5/8 (1.6 cm.) diam.; and another bronze ring with cross-hatched rectangular design on the oval bezel (4)
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