London, South Kensington
13 May 2003
A ROMAN CORNELIAN INTAGLIO OF JUPITER-AMMON
1ST CENTURY B.C.
With the god's head in profile to the left, luxuriant curled hair and beard and large curled ram's horns on his head, in later ring setting with hallmarks for London, 1916.
1.4 x 1.1 cm.; 2 cm. across inner hoop
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Cf. Richter, Gems of the Romans, p. 29, no. 63 for similar.
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