Chryseis with an attendant bearing presents, praying to Menelaus to restore his daughter. Date: early 19th century Culture: probably Italian Medium: Amethyst and gold Dimensions: With setting, L. 1-13/16 in. (4.6 cm); W. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm) Classification: Lapidary Work-Gems Credit Line: Gift of Cele H. and William B. Rubin, 1961 Accession Number: 61.109.7
Intaglio with the head of Asklepios [Roman] This Roman intaglio is engraved with the bust of Asklepios, the hero and god of healing. As on this gemstone, he generally appears as a mature, bearded man accompanied by a snake.
Intaglio; sard; Theseus killing the Minotaur; monster with human body and bull's head forced onto left knee; Theseus, pressing his left knee against its right thigh, seizes it by the horns and swings club over its head; in gold ring with inscription..
RING crimping a glass intaglio in imitation of carnelian engraved with a helmeted head of Athena's profile to the left. Silver and orange glass paste. Strong oxidation. Roman Art - second to third centuries.