Inscribed Ring

This bronze finger ring features an oval bezel depicting a standing Virgin Mary holding the Christ Child. The words 'ΑΓΙΑ ΜΑΡΙΑ' ('Holy Mary'), written vertically, surround the figures. The band of the ring is incomplete.

Bezel: 1.6 cm x 1.1 cm

Band diameter: 2.3 cm

Object Number: 31-50-251

Provenience: From pit A of Tomb 266, Northern Cemetery

Date: 500 - 600 C.E.

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