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Ring

Object Number:29-128-1078
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Christian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Early Christian
Date Made: 200-299 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 299
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Trident
Palm Tree
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1078 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Gold. An antique Christian relic, a Ring of the third century A.D. Gold and Bronze Rings - Cameos, Case PPP.

Vermeule: Gold ring with engraved device of a trident or scepter flanked by palms. Early Christian.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 301View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 738, no. 1078View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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