Anyone is privileged of checking real times worldwide through the constellation of atomic clocks. The best ability of UTC is its competence at averting time drifting from noon to night. The great thing is that most technologies and computer networks are already utilizing UTC as their standard source of time thus, making communication easier and more achievable.
This is a fabulous ancient Roman Nicolo onyx intaglio, dating to the late 1st century B.C. The intaglio is finely cut on a layered Arabian Onyx gemstone, one of the most highly prized of intaglio gems, of the late Republic. Here we see Eros (Cupid) riding at haste in a biga chariot, drawn by two lively horses. You can feel the urgency and speed, as Eros with a thyrsus as a whip urges his two steeds onward - no doubt to a Bacchanalian party!
A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN FINGER RING CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding to the broad shoulders, the high oval bezel with a flanged border, set with a flat oval stone engraved with a bust of Isis in profile to the left, wearing a diminutive Egyptian crown, her coiffure arranged in plaits falling to her shoulders, holding a staff in her raised right hand 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) long