Ring with resurrection scene from ummayyad Jerusalem

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Abstract

The article is dedicated to a Byzantine-Early Islamic ring decorated with a representation of the Resurrection scene, recently discovered in salvage excavations in Jerusalem, at the Givati Parking Lot site. Well-dated stratified context of the find, first of its kind discovered in archaeological excavationns, enables to confirm the traditional dating of similar rings kept in the museums' collections and to discuss their possible function in early Christian pilgrimage practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-185
Number of pages9
JournalElectrum
Volume26
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Archaeology of pilgrimage
  • Byzantine-Islamic transition
  • Contact relics
  • Jewelry

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