|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.