|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Manufacture Location:||Venice (Italy)|
|Period:||Medieval Period (uncertain)|
Byzantine Period (uncertain)
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||589 - Sommerville Gem Number|
Sommerville: Antique red enamel. Interesting Byzantine Cameo, about the seventh century. At this epoch one first finds Christ on the Cross. Byzantine, Case II.
Vermeule: Red enamel paste? Christ on cross between Virgin Mary and St. John. Inscription IC XC above at left and right. Style similar to that of #580 but perhaps Byzantine rather than Western European.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[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. 706, no. 589, pl. 51||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Engraved Gems.. Philadelphia. D. Biddle. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 70||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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