A Roman Banded Agate Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE
A Roman Banded Agate Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE
A Roman Banded Agate Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE
A Roman Banded Agate Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE
A Roman Banded Agate Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE

A Roman Banded Agate Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE

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A lovely banded agate intaglio carved with a helmeted profile of the goddess Athena facing left, set in an antique 18K gold ring. 

Finger rings were worn widely by Roman men and women.  Gold rings were a badge of rank for equestrians, and rings with carved stones were used to seal documents.  Others were magic charms to ward off bad luck.  

Dimensions: US ring size 8 (UK=Q, DE=18, CH=17 3/4, FR=57 3/4, JP=16)

Condition: Chip to the upper edge of the intaglio that does not detract, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.

Provenance: Private East Coast collector, acquired prior to 1979.

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