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  • Bowl Base with Saints Peter and Paul Flanking a Column with the Christogram of Christ, made late 300s
    Byzantine, from Rome
    Glass, gold leaf; Diam. 3 7/8 x 1/4 in. (9.9 x 0.6 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1916 (16.174.3)

    Saints Peter and Paul, identified by the inscriptions in Latin, are shown with the short curly hair and pointed beard typically associated with each man. According to Christian tradition, they were both martyred in Rome.

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  • Bowl Base with Saints Peter and Paul Flanking a Column with the Christogram of Christ, made late 300s
    Byzantine, from Rome
    Glass, gold leaf; Diam. 3 7/8 x 1/4 in. (9.9 x 0.6 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1916 (16.174.3)


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