Roman Solid Gold Ring With Engraved Gemstone 2nd-3rd Century Ad
Roman heavy gold ring with Apollo A Roman solid gold finger ring with an oval bezel engraved with a depiction of Apollo with bow and arrows. Very Fine condition; slight wear to bezel; a large wearable size. Internal diameter (shortest dimension) 15.8 mms: US ring size 7: UK ring size N 1/2 Weight 16.78 grams Circa 2nd-3rd century AD. Apollo was the most beautiful of the gods. He was patron of music, poetry, mathematics, and medicine and always carried his golden bow, given to him by his father Zeus and a quiver of golden arrows, made for him by Hephaestus.
Apollo is also the god who affords help and wards off evil. He delivered men from the epidemics. Various epithets call him the "averter of evil" and this may be the reason for his depiction on this ring. Roman heavy gold ring with Apollo. Roman solid gold ring with engraved gemstone. A Roman gold finger ring with raised oval bezel containing a carnelian intaglio, carved with the diademed bust of a bearded male, perhaps Zeus. The hoop is solid gold, with ornate shoulders. Internal diameter 17.94 mms: US ring size 7 3/4: UK ring size P. UK art market, acquired prior to 2000. This item is not a UK find and as such is not subject to the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Supplied with illustrated COA (code CJ1017). Proof of posting is obtained for all items (copy available on request). If it is possible, we will also send with tracking, but not all countries have this possibility; if in doubt, you are welcome to check with us. All items are guaranteed to be authentic, to date from the period stated, and to comply with the description provided, with no time restriction for return if not.
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The seller is "grimstonian" and is located in West Sussex. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Rings
- Culture: Roman
- Colour: Gold
- Material: Gold