Roman: animals, etc.

90

Red jasper ringstone, shape F1.

12x10x1.5

Two dogs copulating.

1st cent. BC/AD.

Gem image

91

Cornelian ringstone, shape F1.

13x11x3.5.

A sow. Ground line.

1st cent. BC.

Gem image

92

Blue chalcedony ringstone, shape C3.

14x14x6.5.

Forepart of a leaping bull.

2nd/1st cent. BC.

Gem image

93

Red jasper ringstone, shape F1.

19x14x4

An eagle tears the carcase of a hare, lying on stones. Inscribed in Greek: ORIKELADOS ('sounding over the hills'; cf. oriktupos).

1st cent. BC/AD.

Gem image

94

Green jasper ringstone, shape F1.

15x11x2.

Two cocks fight, on ground lines; below, the palm branch of victory.

1st cent. BC.

Gem image

95

Nicolo ringstone, shape F3, set in a silver ring with plain hoop.

6x4.

An eagle standing with spread wings.

1st/2nd cent. AD.

Gem image

96

Onyx ringstone, shape C4.

18x14x6.

A crab and a shrimp.

1st cent. BC/AD.

Gem image

97

Nicolo ringstone, shape F3, in a bronze mount.

13x10.

A club with a caduceus above. At one side a cornucopia; the other side broken away. Below, a dolphin at each side and waves.

2nd/3rd cent. AD.

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