Seller: wear-the-past (2,024) 99.7%, Location: Salisbury, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 371786256685 This is an ancient Roman silver intaglio ring, dating to the 3rd century AD. The ring is set with its original carnelian intaglio, depicting a mollusc / shellfish. Sadly the intaglio has a large chip, likely caused on purpose to deactivate the signet ring on the passing of its original Roman owner. The ring is presented in good excavated condition and is stable.OBJECT: Intaglio RingCULTURE: RomanDATE: c. 3rd century ADMATERIAL: Silver & CarnelianRING SIZE: 5 (US) F (UK)SIZE: 21.1mm x 21.9mm x 12.6mmWEIGHT: 8gThis 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.I am a fully qualified Archaeologist and small finds specialist. All items can be viewed in person on request at Grays, Mayfair in London. Please see my website for details. Condition: excavated condition, intaglio fragmentry and band of ring bent - otherwise wearable with care., Type: Rings, Material: Silver, Colour: Silver, Culture: Roman, Date: c. 3rd century A.D.