Ancient Roman Gold Ring with Carnelian Intaglio of Serapis

GBP 1,350.00

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Object Description

An Ancient Roman gold ring featuring a D-section hoop and slightly expanding shoulders. The oval bezel is set with a large carnelian intaglio, finely engraved with the bust of Serapis facing left. The god is portrayed as a robed and bearded figure, recognisable by his typical attribute: the modius, a flat-topped cylindrical headpiece found in the Egyptian and Graeco-Roman world.

Closest UK ring size: F

Date: Circa 1st – 3rd Century AD

Object Condition

Fine condition, with clear definition of the intaglio and some signs of ageing to the gold.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:2.2 x H:2.1 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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