Roman Gold Ring with an Agate Cameo Portrait of a Ruler

Augustan or Julio-Claudian

end of the 1st Century BC - early 1st Century AD

Height: 2.3 cm. (0 15/16 in.)

U.S. ring size: 10.5-11

#0754

ex: private European collection, 1970’s or earlier

Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VII. (New York, 2009) p.36

Comparandum: Henig, Martin ; Classical Gems. Ancient & Modern Intaglios & Cameos in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge (Cambridge, 1994) no.525