Art romain, IIIe - IVe siècle
Or massif ; TD 58 ; 22 g
Ancienne collection privée, Paris
A roman massive gold ring with an engraved portrait of Serapis.
With angular hoop made of volutes and acanthus motif, and broad shoulders.
Surmounted by an hexagonal box set with a very high conical bezel, the flat surface engraved with a portrait of the god Serapis in profile towards left. For a similar typology see British Museum, inv. 1923,0401.195.
Ca. 3rd - 4th century A.D.