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Ancient green blood stone intaglio of Harpokrates sitting in a lotus flower that is symbolizing the rebirth of the Nile.The very rare subject of the intaglio makes it highly desirable and collectible. The intaglio is Ptolemaic and is from Alexandria dated ca 100 B.C. The 18 carat gold setting is end of last century. Size of bezel is : 16 x 12 mm Ring size “K” = US “5” + 1/4 weight of ring is 9.3 gram
The intaglio is visible from underneath to show off the original Greek inscription “….arpakr…” rest covered up under the gold setting.