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Item Details
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Culture
Byzantium, 6th century
Title
Intaglio with Male Portrait Bust
Work Type
Glyptic
Date
500s
Material
amethyst with gold mount
Measurements
Overall: 4.3 x 2.5 cm (1 11/16 x 1 in.)
Description
While the identity of this man is unknown, his portrait, carved into this gem, preserves his likeness. His family may have commissioned this artwork to remember him by. Do you have any keepsakes that remind you of family members?
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: MED - Byzantine
Department: Medieval Art
Gallery: 104 Late Antiquity
Provenance: (Mrs. Paul Mallon, New York).
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1954.4_full.tif
SSID
24603408

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