Bezel from a wedding ring depicting Christ and the married couple - ROM2010_11594_11

ROM2010_11594_11

Bezel from a wedding ring depicting Christ and the married couple

Medium:Gold, possibly cast, and engraved
Geography: Constantinople (modern Istanbul), Turkey
Date: c. 500-700 AD
Period: Byzantine period
Dimensions:
0.9 x 1.2 cm
Object number: 994.220.37
Credit Line: Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium
DescriptionThis marriage ring depicts the wedding couple with the cross, Christ, and an inscription in Greek OMONOIA translated as Harmony.
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