Intaglio ringstone with image of a horse

Description
This Bactrian ringstone is made from three layered sardonyx. The image shows a horse with an unidentified object in front of him, possibly an altar or thronel. The inscription around the edge is in Greco-Bactrian and translates as to ’the rich god’. This could be a dedication to the Persian god Mithra.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/374
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
intaglio ringstone with image of a horse
Simple Name
ringstone
Full Name
intaglio ringstone depicting a horse
Cultural Group
Bactrian
Family Group

Material
sardonyx
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD

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