Roman Obsidian Intaglio of Athena/ Minerva

a helmeted Athena or Roma

early 1st Century AD

Height: 19.16 mm. (0 3/4 in.)

Width: 13.76 mm (0 9/16 in.)

#1615

Ex: private American collection

Comparandum: Spier, Jeffrey; Ancient gems and finger rings : catalogue of the collection (Malibu, 1992) no.271, 272