Seller: wear-the-past (2,383) 99.8%, Location: Salisbury, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 371778492021 This is an ancient Roman hardstone intaglio depicting the goddess Diana, dating to the 1st - 2nd century AD. The intaglio is cut on a wonderful deep orange carnelian gem. The image is a classic pose of this important goddess, likely taken from a famous bronze statue at the time. The image represents Diana about to shoot her bow, taking an arrow from her quiver.Today this ancient intaglio has survived for almost 2000 years in excellent condition, especially for an excavated gem. The intaglio is suitable to be reset into a gold signet ring or added to your collection of ancient jewels!OBJECT: IntaglioCULTURE: RomanDATE: c. 1st - 2nd century A.D.MATERIAL: CarnelianSIZE: 11.34mm x 9.06mm x 2.41mmWEIGHT: 0.5 gramsThis item is guaranteed authentic and dates to the period described. A written guarantee can be provided on request. We accept returns if you are not satisfied with your purchase. Condition: Excellent excavated condition, see photographs and description., Type: Intaglio, Material: Carnelian, Colour: Orange, Culture: Roman, Date: c. 1st - 2nd century A.D.