A ROMAN BLOODSTONE RING STONE
Circa 3rd-4th Century A.D.
One side of the oval stone engraved with a triton wielding a bow and arrow, framed by two trees, an eagle in the tree before him, a serpent below, on a groundline, the other side with a three-line Greek inscription reading, \KL\kINOY\KD\kI ENXPW TI; mounted as a ring in a late 18th century gold setting
5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) wide; ring size 12¼