Cantaur | carnelian, gold, Rome 1st c. BC ~ 1st c. AD

An ancient Roman carnelian intaglio in a modern gold setting depicting a centaur holding a thyrsus, a fertility symbol.

Satyr, follower of the wine god Bacchus | carnelian, Roman, 1st-2nd cent. A.D.

This large intaglio gem shows a Satyr. This gem was carved from red carnelian and dates from the early Roman Empire or century CE) Now in the ‘Rijksmuseum van Oudheden’.

Venus and Mars embracing, Cupid is holding a sword

Occasionally listed as the concluding day of the festival. ‘Epibda’ is the regular name for the day after a.

The Judgement of Paris | Belli, Valerio | Rock crystal byValerio Belli Italy ca. 1520-1530

The Judgement of Paris

The Judgement of Paris rock crystal intaglio, Italian, c. Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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"Alexander the Great before the Family of Darius (The Mercy of Alexander)" Italy, late - early century

Athena & Posidon donating gifts to Athens

Athena donating the olive-tree, Poseidon the horse - at the Antikensammlung Berlin, collection of Poniatowski

The Fall of Icarus | Giovanni Castelbolognese, rock crystal, copper, Italy early 1540s

The Fall of Icarus | Giovanni Castelbolognese, rock crystal, copper, Italy early 1540s

Golden ring with stone seal, rubies | Mesopotamia

Golden ring with stone seal, rubies | Mesopotamia

Daedalus and Icarus | onyx, gold, Rome 1st c.

Daedalus and Icarus | onyx, gold, Rome 1st c.

Diana charging Apis to avenge Camilla\'s death | carnelian, coll. Poniatowski, ca. 1830

Bid Live on Lot 534 in the Ancient Art Auction from Gorny & Mosch GmbH.

Roman, Amethyst, Girl Riding a Sea Monster, 1st cent. BC The nymph Aura riding on a sea-bull, a small seal swims in the ocean behind them.

Roman Amethyst Intaglio of a Girl Riding a Sea Monster, Century BC/ADThis was possibly made by the master carver Dioscurides, who was the favorite gem carver of the Emperor Augustus.

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