Cameo with Saint George
- Overall: 1 1/4 x 11/16 x 5/16 in. (3.2 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm)
- Lapidary Work-Jasper
- Credit Line:
- The Milton Weil Collection, 1940
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Saint George holds a shield and a sword, emphasizing his role as a protector.
Expensive cameo and semiprecious hard stone carvings for personal devotion were so highly prized that imitations in glass paste were produced for the general populace in Byzantium and abroad.