An Ancient Oval Agate Cameo Gold Ring Depicting a Greek Warrior

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Standing, looking to his left and holding a spear and a shield. The reverse of the stone is engraved with later Arabic script which does not show in the photograph. It can be assumed that this cameo was probably war booty from the Athenian Persian wars of 480 BC and thereafter.The Cameo is set in a simple English Georgian revolving ring mount, circa 1760 and tests for 18k Gold.

Dimensions: 13/16 inches long x 8/16 inches wide
Size: USA 8 UK Q CN 17 Condition Good
Ancient Greek circa 480 BC
Price $6000
Details
Place of Origin
Greece
Date of Manufacture
Circa 480 BC
Period
Late 18th Century
Metal
18k Gold
Stone
Agate
Condition
Good
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU358457832
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