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Historical Archive: Chrismon (Christogram)


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lead tank (font?) from Icklingham (Eng.): Chrismon with omega and alpha, 4th c., BM 1946,0204.1
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lead tank (font?) from Icklingham (Eng.), 4th c., BM 1946,0204.1
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lead tank (font?) from Icklingham (Eng.): Chrismon with omega and alpha, 4th c., BM 1946,0204.1
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Christogram, banded agate in gold with garnet, 4th c. or modern, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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Passion/tree sarcophagus: triumphant cross and olive trees, doves' heads by wreath restored; marble, Rome c.360, Vat 28591. For full object Vatican Museums.
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grave stone of Pauta from Liebfrauenkirche, Worms: Chrismon, birds, branches; limestone, 5th to 6th c., LMM S3021
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grave stone of Pauta from Liebfrauenkirche, Worms: bird, branch; limestone, 5th to 6th c., LMM S3021
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grave stone of Grutilo from Liebfrauenkirche, Worms: Chrismon, birds; limestone, 5th to 6th c., LMM S3012
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Chrismon halo: Traditio Legis, sarcophagus from S. Giovanni Battista, Ravenna, marble, early 5th c., Ravenna Museo Nazionale 600
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Chrismon halo: Raising of Lazarus, sarcophagus from S. Giovanni Battista, Ravenna, marble, early 5th c., Ravenna Museo Nazionale 600. Image with some digital fill at bottom.
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Chrismon halo: Raising of Lazarus, sarcophagus from S. Giovanni Battista, Ravenna, marble, early 5th c., Ravenna Museo Nazionale 600. Image with no digital fill.
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sarcophagus from S. Giovanni Battista, Ravenna: Daniel in the Lions' Den, marble, early 5th c., Ravenna Museo Nazionale 600
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sarcophagus (lid not original), Greek marble, mid 5th c., courtyard of San Vitale, Ravenna, inv. no. 368
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sarcophagus (lid not original), Greek marble, mid 5th c., courtyard of San Vitale, Ravenna, inv. no. 368
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sarcophagus, Greek marble, mid 5th c., courtyard of San Vitale, Ravenna, inv. no. 368
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sarcophagus (lid not original), Greek marble, mid 5th c., courtyard of San Vitale, Ravenna, inv. no. 368
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sarcophagus (lid not original), Greek marble, 2nd half of 5th c., courtyard of San Vitale, Ravenna, inv. no. 369. For contiguous images see Ravenna.
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sarcophagus (lid not original), Greek marble, 2nd half of 5th c., courtyard of San Vitale, Ravenna, inv. no. 369. For contiguous images see Ravenna.
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grave stone of Rignedrudis from the cemetery of Vochem in Brühl, limestone, 6th c., RLM 24453
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grave stone of Rignedrudis from the cemetery of Vochem in Brühl, limestone, 6th c., RLM 24453
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grave stone of Rignedrudis from the cemetery of Vochem in Brühl, limestone, 6th c., RLM 24453
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slab of chancel screen, 6th c., Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna. This monument has its own page.
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chrismon halo: Christ with names of archangels, amethyst, 6th to 7th c., DO 53.7
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Christ with names of archangels, profile, amethyst intaglio, 6th to 7th c., DO 53.7
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Christ with names of archangels, torso, amethyst intaglio, 6th to 7th c., DO 53.7
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Christ with names of archangels, inscription, amethyst intaglio, 6th to 7th c., DO 53.7
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Pierced disk with head of Christ from Limons, gold and garnets, 6th/7th c., CdM
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Basel antependium, gold and gems on wood, early 11th c., Cluny Cl. 2350. This work has its own page.
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Corinthian capital, early Imperial, reworked under Urban VIII (1623-44), Lateran Baptistery, Rome. The baptistery octagon and narthex have their own interior page.