Intaglio ringstone

This intaglio seal was attached to a copper finger ring. The image shows a Greek 'satyr' figure holding a staff and a bunch of grapes. This is the only intaglio known from a Roman civilian context in Devon.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
intaglio ringstone
Simple Name
intaglio, finger ring, seal impression
Full Name
intaglio ringstone depicting a satyr
whole length 12 mm; whole W 8 mm; whole H 5 mm
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Family Group

glass paste; copper alloy; plaster?
Collector / Excavator
Silvester, R.J.
Collection Site Name
Seaton Villa
Collection Town
Collection County
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent

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