Seller: wear-the-past (2,026) 99.7%, Location: Salisbury, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 371786210931 This is a charming ancient Roman silver intaglio ring, depicting a standing figure leaning on a staff. This most likely is a representation of Jupiter (Zeus) with an eagle at his feet. The intaglio is deeply cut on natural deep red sard gemstone. The intaglio is remarkably still set in its original silver ring, held in place with a lightly crimped bezel. This is a fine example of a Roman intaglio ring in good excavated condition.OBJECT: Intaglio RingCULTURE: RomanDATE: c. 2nd - 3rd century ADMATERIAL: Silver & sard gemstone RING SIZE: 4 (US) H 1/2 (UK)SIZE: 18.4mm x 19.5mm (outer dia) x 17.8mm x 14.6mm (inner dia) x 6.1mm (wide) ---- Intaglio 9.8mm x 7.3mmWEIGHT: 3.1gThis ring 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: Nice excavated example with good detail, Type: Rings, Material: Silver, Colour: Silver, Culture: Roman, Date: c. 2nd - 3rd century A.D.