(Modern gold ring setting) Inscribed ICTHUS, two fish, one above, other below. The word "fish" and the symbol was a popular E.C. monogram for name and titles of the Savior.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
|2269 || - || Sommerville Gem Number|
|302 || - || Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)|
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Spier, Jeffrey. 2007. Picturing the Bible: the Earliest Christian Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 196, fig. 26A
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 302
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