Ancient Roman goddess Minerva intaglio ring, circa 2nd-3rd century AD.


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Ancient Roman goddess Minerva intaglio ring. Set with an oval brown stone intaglio depicting the Roman goddess Minerva holding a winged statue of Victory and shown with circular shield and spear in a rubover closed back setting, featuring a polished bezel and closed backholing continuing down to an intricate twisted wirework shank. Tested yellow gold, circa 2nd-3rd century AD.

Formally on the UK art market. Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom, justice and war and is often depicted holding a statue of Victory with a shield. She was also goddess of wisdom and of the arts. Minerva is the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Pallas Athene.

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Ancient Roman goddess Minerva intaglio ring, circa 2nd-3rd century AD.
Ancient Roman goddess Minerva intaglio ring. Set with an oval brown stone intaglio depicting the Roman goddess Minerva holding a winged statue of Victory and shown with circular shield and spear in a rubover closed back setting, featuring a polished bezel and closed backholing continuing down to an intricate twisted wirework shank. Tested yellow gold, circa 2nd-3rd century AD. Formally on the UK art market. Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom, justice and war and is often depicted holding a statue of Victory with a shield. She was also goddess of wisdom and of the arts. Minerva is the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Pallas Athene.
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