Marriage ring with cross and small bust of Christ flanked by groom and bride - ROM2010_11670_53

ROM2010_11670_53

Marriage ring with cross and small bust of Christ flanked by groom and bride

Medium:Gold, niello inlay
Geography: Constantinople (modern Istanbul), Turkey
Date: 6th-7th century AD
Period: Byzantine period
Dimensions:
1.1 x 1.5 cm
Object number: 986.181.3
Credit Line: Gift of the ROM Membership and the Government of Ontario
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium
DescriptionThis marriage ring depicts the wedding couple with the cross, Christ, and bears an inscription that reads, "(o)monia" translated as "concord"
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