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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Byzantium

  • Date:

    10th century-11th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved silver

  • Museum number:

    506-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silver signet ring, the circular bezel engraved with a Greek inscription meaning O Lord, help the wearer.

Place of Origin

Byzantium

Date

10th century-11th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved silver

Marks and inscriptions

Greek inscription
'O Lord, help the wearer'

Dimensions

Height: 2.3 cm, Width: 2 cm, Depth: 1.1 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Silver signet ring, the circular bezel engraved with a Greek inscription meaning O Lord, help the wearer, Byzantine, 10th or 11th century

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Signet rings

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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