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Ring with a Greco-Roman Cameo
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Ring with a Greco-Roman Cameo


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This piece is cast niello with a retrograde inscription. Walters intaglio 42.1119 is set into this ring.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/05/1979Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Waste Not: The Art of Medieval Recycling. 2016.
  • M&C Waste Not. 2016.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] + Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῶ σῶ δούλω Βασηλείου. Ἀμήν; [Translation] Lord, help thy servant Basil. Amen.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
9th-10th century (Medieval)
Medium
silver, niello, carnelian
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1581
Measurements
H: 1 × W: 15/16 × D: 5/8 in. (2.6 × 2.4 × 1.6 cm)
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