A ROMAN GOLD AND SARDONYX NECKLACE
Circa 3rd-4th Century A.D.
Composed of a length of two-fold figure-8 loop-in-loop chain, the terminals with a ribbed cylindrical collar ending in a hook-and-loop closure, supporting an openwork pendant, a ribbed suspension loop above, set with a sardonyx cameo carved with a spread-winged eagle between busts of Serapis and Jupiter, a crescent above and a scorpion below
14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) long