Ancient Roman Intaglio of a grazing Goat
This is an excavated ancient Roman intaglio, dating to the 1st century A.D. The gem is cut with a lively image of goat, reaching up to feed on a palm shoot. The gem is in good excavated condition, originally set into a signet ring.
DATE: c. 1st century A.D.
SIZE: 10mm x 8mm x 2mm
WEIGHT: 0.31 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. private collection, London