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Ring #222 22x18mm stone - shown with green onyx
Roman intaglio - Carnelian ringstone - Head of Medusa in profile looking down with drooping eyelids. She has a fillet and wings in her hair. There are many replicas of this beautiful type, sometimes in profile to the left, sometimes to the right. The design was often copied in the eighteenth and nineteenths centuries. A similar design occurs on Roman Republican coins struck by L. Cossutus Sabula in 74 B.C. Size of original stone is 22mm. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York.

Inside view of Ring #222
Inside view of Ring #222

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