Creator

Creation Date

5th-6th century

Culture

Byzantine

Medium

Bronze

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.108

Description

The Greek inscription reads O KA/TOIKO/N EN (Ὁ κατοικῶν ἐν), the opening words of Psalm 90:1: "He who lives [by the help of the Most High, in a shelter of the God of the sky he will lodge.]. A similar ring or armband is British Museum, AF.256.

See also 2020.113.

Provenance

Purchased from Tetragon, London in 1993. Said to have come from Turkey.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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