Finger Ring with Inscription
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
"O Jesus help, O Just one" or "Jesus helps, O, Justus".
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Iron finger ring. Oval bezel with slender undecorated shank. Greek inscription in three lines on bezel, probably the genitive form of a proper name.
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Coptic. Finger Ring with Inscription, 5th-7th century C.E. Iron, 9/16 × Diam. 3/4 in. (1.5 × 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.151. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.151_view1_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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