Roman dolphin

Roman dolphin

High carat gold ring, Roman, circa 3rd century A.D. The ring is incised with a dolphin. In ancient Rome dolphins were charged with carrying the souls of the dead to the Islands of the Blessed. The Romans associated the creatures with the mystical process of life, death, and resurrection. The ring is size I [US 4 and 1/4]. In fine, sturdy and most wearable condition.

£1500