Garnet ring stone

Signed by Apollonios

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Bust of a middle-aged beardless man
Signed by Apollonios

The man portrayed in this gem is sometimes identified as Maecenas, an early supporter of Octavian.

Garnet ring stone, Signed by Apollonios, Garnet, Roman

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