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.
DATE: c. 1st - 2nd century AD
SIZE: 13.08mm x 10.57mm x 1.83mm
WEIGHT: 0.41 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Reid Collection, Florida. USA.
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