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Object Number:
29-128-2270
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Christian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Early Christian
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Metal
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Jesus Christ
Greek Inscription
Description:
(Modern gilt ring setting) Inscribed directly in Greek Letters JESUS CHRISTUS.
Height:
1.2cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2270   -   Sommerville Gem Number
303   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Catalogue] Spier, Jeffrey. 2007. Picturing the Bible: the Earliest Christian Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 186/ Fig. 16
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