Agate Intaglio Cabochon, Roman Empire, Athena Standing with a Shield - Roadshow Collectibles

Agate Intaglio Cabochon, Roman Empire, Athena Standing with a Shield.

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Agate Intaglio Cabochon, Eastern Roman Empire Intaglio Convex Agate Cabochon, Design Of Athena Parthenos, Athena The Virgin Standing with a Shield, Resting After Her Battle Against The Giants, 2nd Century AD.


While Roman Women Would Wear a Great Variety Of Jewellery, Men Used To Wear at Least One Ring. The Rings were Commonly Made Of Gold Or Electrum, and Sometimes Their Stone Shows an Intaglio that was Used To Seal Important Documents with Hot Wax.

The Ancient Greek Goddess Athena / Athene / Pallas-Athene, Known as Minerva By The Romans, was The Goddess Of War, But Also Of Wisdom.

The Most Famous Depiction Of Athena Parthenos was In The Parthenon On The Acropolis In Athens, a Colossal Statue Made From Ivory and Gold By The Sculptor Phidias In 447 BC.

                                               Picture of a statue of Athena Parthenos In The Parthenon On The Acropolis In Athens

 

Item Code - JEW2D435TA

Width: 7/16"  Height: 9/16"  Depth: 3/16"  Weight: 2 g


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