Ancient Roman Esculape Intaglio Ring Circa 2nd Century AD


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Ancient Roman carnelian circa 2th century AD. intaglio ring. Centrally set with an oval carnelian intaglio depicting Esculape the god of medicine is standing and joined by a snake in front the goddess Fortuna, in a closed back Roman style stet setting, bordered by a finely ribbed recessed border and flanked to either side with decorative golden granules, the broad shoulders feature deep ridged details which continue to a solid shank. 18kt yellow gold. Weight: 4,6gr. Size 7