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An ancient Roman carnelian gem, 60-50 BC, in a modern setting; depicted on the gem are the gods Asklepios and Hygieia, gods of healing and hygiene; he holds his attribute, a snake-entwined staff. (Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna)

Roman Amethyst Intaglio of a Girl Riding a Sea Monster, 1st Century BC/ADThis was possibly made by the master carver Dioscurides, who was the favorite gem carver of the Emperor Augustus. It is...

An ancient Roman carnelian gem depicting the god Bacchus holding his symbolic attributes, a mask of Silenus and a thyrsus. (Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna)

Ancient Roman Intaglio, Roman God Holding A Staff: Ancient Roman carnelian intaglio, a Roman God pours a liquid libation into a large amphora, 100 AD

glyptic ring: bust of Caracalla, laureate Roman, Late Empire 211-217 AD

Glyptik ring: Roman portrait busts, ca 4th century AD Gemme: Porträtbüsten Römisch, Frühe Kaiserzeit 4 - 5 n. Chr.

An ancient Greek or Roman sardonyx cameo fragment portraying the supreme Graeco-Roman god, Zeus/Jupiter astride an eagle, his symbolic attribute; the eagle is clutching a bundle of the god's thunderbolts. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Roman, Early Empire End first Century BC - early 1st Century AD Ende 1. Jh. v. - Anfang 1. Jh. n. Chr. Plasma, hellmoosgrün mit einem dunklen Einsprengsel. In moderner Goldfassung als Ring.

A second century ancient Roman nicolo gem, in a modern ring setting, depicting the Roman god Mercury holding his primary symbolic attribute, the caduceus and accompanied by a goat. (Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna)