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A Roman gold and jasper intaglio ring. Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.  Photo Bonhams

The oval gem carved with a bearded profile head of a god, probably Zeus Serapis, wearing a headdress, set in a hollow gold ring, finger size 'V', intaglio 13mm long, Sold for £1,250

Provenance: UK private collection, acquired in Toronto, Canada in the 1970s

Bonhams. Antiquities, 25 Apr 2012. London, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com