University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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: 1.2cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2270 - Sommerville Gem Number
303 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern gilt ring setting) Inscribed directly in Greek Letters JESUS CHRISTUS.


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. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 303View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Spier, Jeffrey. 2007. Picturing the Bible: the Earliest Christian Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 186, fig. 16View Objects cited in this Publication

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