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Location: On Display in the Eastern Mediterranean Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-575
Current Location Eastern Mediterranean Gallery - On Display
Culture Christian | Byzantine
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Byzantine
Date Made 900-999
Section Mediterranean
Materials Green Jasper
Technique Cameo
Iconography Christ Pantocrator | Inscription

Sommerville: Oriental Jasper. Christ. Byzantine, with inscription, sixth century A.D. Byzantine, Case II.

Vermeule: Green jasper. Cameo. Rounded with bust of Christ Pantocrator, inscription IC XC. 11th century. Byzantine/Christian.

Thickness 2 cm
Outside Diameter 8.3 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 575 - Sommerville Gem Number

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