Intaglio ringstone with image of Hermes or Mercury

Description
This 'intaglio' ringstone shows the Greek god Hermes or Roman god Mercury, carrying a money bag and he has a cloak draped across his left arm. He wears a winged hat and winged boots. It was found in the Roman province of Dalmatia, and was once part of the collection of Sir Arthur Evans.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/385
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
intaglio ringstone with image of Hermes or Mercury
Simple Name
ringstone
Full Name
intaglio ringstone depicting Hermes/ Mercury
Dimensions
length 15 mm; W 12 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman Imperial - 31 BC-476 AD
Family Group

Material
carnelian
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Site Name
Burnum, Dalmatia
Collection Country
Croatia
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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