Ancient Roman Agate Intaglio of a Satyr & Goat

Ancient Roman Agate Intaglio of a Satyr & Goat

Code: 11743

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This is an ancient Roman hardstone intaglio, dating to the 1st - 2nd century AD. It depicts a figure of a Satyr and goat, Bucolic scene. This gem would have originally been set into a gold or silver signet ring, used for seal and authenticate letters and transactions. An excellent example in very good condition.

OBJECT: Intaglio

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 1st - 2nd century AD

MATERIAL: Agate

SIZE: 13.08mm x 10.57mm x 1.83mm 

WEIGHT: 0.41 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. Reid Collection, Florida. USA.