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1st Century AD Roman Empire Carnelian Dolphin Intaglio Ring

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The collet set small oval intaglio carved with a swimming dolphin. Stirrup-shaped 18Kt yellow gold setting Weight: 7.4 gr Finger size: 6.5 In ancient Roman and Greek culture dolphins were associated with Neptune and of Venus and they were often perceived as rescuers of humans, probably because they like to bring things to the surface and gave a friendly encounter from the gods.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Place of origin
    Italy
  • Date of manufacture
    1st Century AD
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Seller location
    Firenze, IT
  • Reference number
    LU1202679073

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