A terrific little collection of 5 choice Roman Intaglios, dating 2nd. century BC - 3rd. century AD.
List of seals:
- Itaglio with Minerva, Roman Republic style in brown garnet stone, 2nd.-1st. century BC
- Intaglio of irridiscent green glass with Sol, 3rd. century AD
- Intaglio of rock crystal with Saturn, late republic, 1st. cent. AD
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A rare ancient silver ring with engraved bezel, dating 1st.-3rd. century AD.
Interestingly, this ring is engraved with the words VOT HER, which likely stands for VOTIS or VOTA Herennius, possibly made as a tribute to or wows for Herennius Etruscus, roman emperor in the 3rd. century AD (Quintus Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius Augustus ca ...click for details