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A Roman jeweller hid four intaglios (engraved stones for finger-rings) in a pot buried in his workshop when Boudica attacked London in AD60.This stone shows the mythical horse Pegasus, a symbol of immortality. The engraver, at this time of London’s development, must have been an immigrant craft worker and was highly skilled. -  Museum of London

Intaglio Roman, London c. AD When Boudica attacked London in AD 60 a Roman jeweller hid four intaglios (engraved stones for finger-rings) in a pot buried in his workshop at the site of modern.

Athena with shield and spear. Roman Republican ringstone in iron ring, 300 BC-100 BC  Agate, iron

Athena with shield and spear. Roman Republican ringstone in iron ring, 300 BC Agate, iron. x cm Inventory number: , ,

Engraved Amethyst Portrait of Aurelian, A.D. 260-280, Artist Unknown  -  J. Paul Getty Museum.

yeaverily: “ Portrait of Aurelian engraved on Amethyst, Rome, A. 260 - 280 “A portrait of the Roman emperor Aurelian decorates this engraved gem, which was probably originally set in a ring.

Queen Denak Daughter of Papak, sister and wife of Ardeshir Papakan, the founder of the Sasanian Dynasty.

Historically significant women in Iran and the neighboring areas

Engraved Gem; Unknown; Roman Empire; 1st century B.C.; Carnelian; 1.4 x 1 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.); 85.AN.370.67

Engraved Gem; Unknown; Roman Empire; 1st century B.C.; Carnelian; 1.4 x 1 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.); 85.AN.370.67

Emperor Vitellius (15-69 CE). Head of rock-crystal, from Caesarea Israel Museum(IDAM), Jerusalem, Israel

Head of rock-crystal, from Caesarea Israel Museum(IDAM), Jerusalem, Israel. ~Ancient or Unique Artefacts~

Engraved Gem in Ring Cavity

Gem Engraved with Goddess' Image Found Near King Herod's Mausoleum

This image shows the carnelian gem within the cavity of an iron ring that was found close to it. The gem has an engraving of the goddess Diana (or her Greek equivalent Artemis).

TWO SASANIAN STONE DOME SEALS - CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. | Christie's

TWO SASANIAN STONE DOME SEALS - CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. | Christie's

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