Jasper intaglio: Sol in a quadriga (four-horse chariot)


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169

This magical gem is engraved on both sides.
On the reverse, a female figure (Nike) wearing a Phrygian cap and a long tunic, stands in front of a bull into whose chest she plunges a dagger.

Jasper intaglio: Sol in a quadriga (four-horse chariot), Jasper, red and green, Roman

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