A ROMAN CARNELIAN RING STONE
Circa 1st Century A.D.
The convex oval stone engraved with Mercury, depicted nude but for a mantle draped over his arm, a petasos on his head, standing with his legs crossed, holding his caduceus out before him, on a short groundline; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
5/8 in. (1.6 cm) long; ring size 8