Royal Collection: Anillo con un intaglio de George IV cuando era Príncipe Regente (Inventario: 65370)
Ring with an intaglio of George III c.1770 John Kirk First recorded in the Royal Collection in 1872. Intaglio of a bust of George III (1738-1820), in profile to the left. Signed upside down along the neckline: KIRK. F. John Kirk (1724-71) was an English medallist and gem engraver known for his portraits of George II. He executed medals commemorating the accession of George III in 1760 and the King’s marriage in 1761.
Intaglio of George IV c.1820-30 Rundell, Bridge & Rundell Presented to King George V by Queen Mary, Christmas 1927. Oval faceted amethyst engraved with a bust of George IV (1762-1830) in profile to the right. He is bare headed and wears classical drapery around his shoulders. A sceptre is shown to the right of the King’s head. Signed in reverse below drapery: R . B & R . F t., (for the Royal goldsmiths, Rundell, Bridge and Rundell from 1797 to 1840).
Intaglio of George IV c.1830 English First recorded in the Royal Collection in 1914. Oval faceted citrine cut in reverse intaglio with a bust of George IV (1762-1830) in profile to the left. The King is bare headed and wears classical drapery fastened by a brooch on his left shoulder. The front of the citrine is inscribed below the bust: DIED 26TH JUNE 1830.
A Roman Jasper Intaglio Ring Stone of Serapis, 2nd century A.D.
Results from the first 3 Paracas skulls tested, released on June 14 2012 have given us C-14 (carbon 14) dates of approximately 2300 years of age for all three skulls, plus or minus 30 years. This confirms that the skulls are ancient, and that these people existed as a genetically distinct group. The Nazca people, famous for having made the Nazca Lines moved into the Paracas area at approximately 100 CE.