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Gem stone from a Roman ring

Date made: 43-410 (circa)

Maker / artist: unknown

Date collected: 1924

Collector: Samuel E Winbolt

Material: check details

Period: Roman

Status: Suggest add to display

Accession number: CAT find

This tiny object is less than 1cm high. It’s a gemstone fitting or intaglio from a wealthy Roman lady’s finger ring. The missing ring would probably have been made of gold. Found during the A Town Unearthed excavations at Folkestone Roman Villa, 2010 to 2013.

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