3rd century B.C.Ancient Etruscan Greek Carnelian Ring Stone Intaglio of a Locust

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Seller: wear-the-past (2,762) 98%, Location: Bath, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 372646764425 This is a wonderful ancient Etruscan intaglio, dating to the late 4th - 3rd century B.C. The gem is cut in 'globolo style', with a representation of a locust. Insects were popular on ancient Greek gems, from the 5th century B.C. This intaglio would have once been set into a gold or silver signet ring, used to seal and authenticate letters and writings. Today this ancient gem has survived in excellent condition, an ideal piece to be reset or added to an important collection.OBJECT: IntaglioCULTURE: EtruscanDATE: c. 3rd century B.C.MATERIAL: CarnelianSIZE: 13mm x 10mm x 3mmWEIGHT: 0.61 gramsPROVENANCE: Ex. property of a private collector, Paris.This intaglio is unconditionally guaranteed to be an ancient original example and to date from the period described. A certificate of authenticity will be supplied on request. Provenance: Ex. property of a private collector, Paris., Material: Agate

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