Antique Etruscan Style Agate Scarab Minerva and the Owl Intaglio Ring

Antique Etruscan Style Agate Scarab Minerva and the Owl Intaglio Ring

c. 1780 Italy

Offered by Bernardo Antichità

£4,800 gbp
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The late 18th century banded agate scarab carved to depict Minerva with the owl.

The Etruscan style setting has been mounted in 18Kt yellow gold

Weight: 10.2 gr

Finger size: 9

In Greek mythology, a little owl traditionally accompanies Athena, the virgin goddess of wisdom, or Minerva, her syncretic incarnation in Roman mythology.
Because of such association, the bird, often referred to as the owl of Minerva, has been used as a symbol of knowledge, wisdom, perspicacity and erudition throughout the Western World
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Bernardo Antichità

Bernardo Antichità
Ponte Vecchio 44 & Four Seasons Hotel
Firenze
50125
Italy

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