A ROMAN CARNELIAN RING STONE
circa late 1st century b.c-early 1st century a.d.
The flat oval stone engraved with a lion in profile to the left, naturalistically rendered with bulging muscles and a full mane, inscribed below the groundline, ARNAIOI of Pharnaios, in a 19th Century gold fob
½ in. (1.3 cm) long