Finger ring with intaglio

Description
The design on this ‘intaglio’ ringstone is difficult to interpret. The image seems to contain signs for the Egyptian ‘ankh’ and ‘Sa’, representing long life and protection. With it is the Greek or Roman thunderbolt image.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/403
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
finger ring with intaglio
Simple Name
ring
Full Name
intaglio finger ring
Dimensions
diameter 20 mm; TH 10 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman Period - 30 BC-AD 384
Family Group

Material
silvered iron
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Town
Alexandria
Collection Country
Egypt
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa

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