Two-piece cast glass gem inset into a bronzering. Glass with image of centaur Chiron, seated, teaching the young Achilles, who stands and holds a lyre. The glass is banded green/white/blue/white/green; traces of gold leaf remain in the device.
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Title: Two-piece Cast Gem Inset Into a Ring
Date: second half of 1st century B.C.
Location Created: Roman Empire
Physical Dimensions: 1.6 x 1.1 cm (5/8 x 7/16 in.)