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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Fragment of a slab; white marble; carved with a cross within a circle.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 370 millimetres (across)
    • Length: 475 millimetres (at the base)
    • Thickness: 80 millimetres (max)
  • Curator's comments

    See also C. Giostra & S. Massa, 'Dal Mediterraneo al Mar Rosso: la cristianizzazione della città-porto di Adulis e la diffusione di modelli e manufatti bizantini', Hortus Artium Medievalium 22 (2016) 92-109, esp. 106-8.

  • Bibliography

    • Munro-Hay 1989 p.51, pl.Va bibliographic details
    • Zazzaro 2013 p.90, 95 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    No record in the Ethnography department register vol. 1, 1861-1868, 1903-1907.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Fragment of a slab; white marble; carved with a cross within a circle.



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