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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Byzantium

  • Date:

    10th century-11th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Otto Beit, Bt, KCMG

  • Museum number:

    M.251-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bronze ring, the oval bezel engraved with a cross monogram.

Place of Origin

Byzantium

Date

10th century-11th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved bronze

Dimensions

Height: 2.3 cm, Width: 2.3 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Object history note

Acquired in Sicily

Descriptive line

Bronze ring, the oval bezel engraved with a cross monogram, Byzantine, 10th or 11th century

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Monograms; Signet rings; Crosses (motifs)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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