A Gold Necklace with Twelve Roman Intaglios, 1st/2nd century A.D.
A Gold Necklace with Twelve Roman Intaglios
1st/2nd century A.D.
comprised of a nicolo intaglio with a female deity facing left, a green plasma intaglio with Athena, a carnelian intaglio with a horse and 3 Greek letters, a chalcedony intaglio with an enthroned god, a green plasma intaglio with a standing Eros, an amethyst intaglio with a bird, a nicolo intaglio with two horses, a carnelian intaglio with a standing, draped goddess, an amethyst intaglio with Aphrodite holding a mirror, a sardonyx intaglio with Athena holding a spade and a spear, a jasper intaglio with Harpocrates, and a chalcedony intaglio with Eros; strung together on a 19th century gold double chain.
Tallest intaglio 1.1 cm.