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Gem

Object Number:
29-128-575
Current Location:
Year of Color
Culture:
Christian
Byzantine
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Byzantine
Date Made:
900-999
Early Date:
900
Late Date:
999
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Green Jasper
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Christ Pantocrator
Inscription
Description:
Green jasper. Cameo. Rounded with bust of Christ Pantocrator, inscription IC XC. 11th century.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
575   -   Sommerville Gem Number
319   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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Year of Color: Stone and Marble from Antiquity to the Present (19 Aug 2014 - Aug 2015)
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Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Hughes, Heather. 2010. Expedition. 52 (2) : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 5
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[Article] Popovich, Ljubica. 1962. "A Byzantine Cameo". Expedition. 4 (3): 28-33.
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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