A ROMAN OBSIDIAN MAGIC GEM
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The flat oval stone engraved on one side with a radiate Anubis striding to the right, wearing a kilt, holding an ankh and a was-scepter, a crowned horus-falcon at his feet, on a short groundline; the other side with an eight-line Greek inscription; mounted as a swivel ring in a modern gold setting, the bezel ornamented with granulation, the hoop hallmarked "ET," probably Elisabeth Treskow, from Cologne, circa 1960s-1970s
13/16 in. (2.1 cm.) long; ring size 10