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Gem

Ring

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
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2270 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting) Inscribed directly in Greek Letters JESUS CHRISTUS. 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. 303View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Spier, Jeffrey. 2007. Picturing the Bible: the Earliest Christian Art.. Fort Worth. The Kimbell Art Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 186, fig. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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