DOLPHIN

DOLPHIN

Period

Stone

Size

Roman - 2nd - 3rd Century AD

Nicolo

14mm

An oval intaglio depicting a dolphin. The dolphin is a symbol of good luck, guidance, and protection, and in Roman times was often associated with Venus, goddess of love, who was born from the sea. Dolphins appear in many Greek and Roman myths, typically as saviours or divine protectors.