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Roman ORICHALCUM ring with an openworked Hades-Serapis ROMAN GOLD FINGER RING
WITH BEZEL SET CARNELIAN INTAGLIO OF ASKLEPIOS

God of medicine, holding a staff with a coiled snake,

and another god holding a staff. They stand on either side of an altar.
Intaglio is ancient, but the setting is modern.

2nd-3rd Century AD

Size: 10 1/2; Dia. 0.79 in. (20 mm); wt. 3.5 gr.

Ex German collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. XX (2009), no. 150.

HMQ12
$4,500


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