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Opaque Red Glass Cameo of the Crucifixion

Christ accompanied by St. John and the Virgin Mary

Greek inscription: IC XC

 

 

12th - 13th Centuries

 

Height: 3 cm.     (1 3/16 in.)

Width: 2 cm.     (0 13/16 in.)

 

ex: a private British collection, 2000

 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XII (New York, 2014) p.40

 

cf.  Ross, Marvin C.; Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Medieval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection v.1 (Washington DC, 1962) p.91, pl.LVII, no.109

 

 

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