A late hellenistic amethyste intaglio mounted on an antique gold ring. Volatile.
bezel 6 x 9 mm; diam. 19 mm; gr. 1,27
A dove, facing left, spreads its wings in front of a flower. Ground line. The bezel, in the shape of a truncated cone-shaped drop with a blunt stone, is perforated and characterized by an intense tone and shine. The drilled hole is crossed by the thin circular gold frame. Rare.
2nd-1st century BC.