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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, made)
    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    4th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved bronze

  • Museum number:

    591-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bronze signet ring, the circular bezel inscribed with a monogram of VIVAS IN DEO.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, made)
France (possibly, made)

Date

4th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved bronze

Marks and inscriptions

'VIVAS IN DEO'
'Live in God'
inscription

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.3 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Bronze signet ring, the circular bezel inscribed with a monogram of VIVAS IN DEO, Early Christian, Italy or Gaul, 4th century

Production Note

Possibly Italy or Gaul

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Monograms; Signet rings

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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