Authentic Roman Bronze Ring with Intaglio of the Goddess Minerva. Circa 1st to 4th century AD.
Unearthed by metal detectorist along with other items in the area of Razgrad and Varna, Bulgaria which equate to the ancient cities of Abritus and Odessos.Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom, medicine, commerce, handicrafts, poetry, the arts in general, and later, war. She passed to the Romans from the Etruscan goddess Menrva, and that her name derives from meminisse, meaning 'to remember'. Considered the daughter of Jupiter, from whose head she was born.
SIZE: OVOID - USA 5 1/2 to 9 - UK L to S - Int. diameter 16.00 mm to 20.00mm
Professionally cleaned for you to wear as in antiquity.