Intaglio ringstone with image of Hermes or Mercury

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.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
intaglio ringstone with image of Hermes or Mercury
Simple Name
Full Name
intaglio ringstone depicting Hermes/ Mercury
length 15 mm; W 12 mm
Cultural Group
Period Classification
Roman Imperial - 31 BC-476 AD
Family Group

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

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