Ancient Roman Republican Rock Crystal Intaglio of Romulus Warrior

Code: 10221


£600.00
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This is a wonderful ancient Roman rock crystal intaglio, dating to the 1st century B.C. It is finely cut with a representation of Romulus. Such as gem would have been set into a gold or silver military signet ring, used to seal and authenticate letters and dispatches. Today this ancient gem has survived down to us in perfect condition, suitable for remounting into a gold signet ring today. 

OBJECT: Intaglio

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 1st century B.C.

MATERIAL: Rock Crystal

SIZE: 11.17mm x 9.23mm x 1.58mm 

WEIGHT: 0.31 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex.Property of a London gentleman

Ancient Roman Republican Rock Crystal Intaglio of Romulus Warrior