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Nimbed Saint

13th century
3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)
champlevé enamel (all missing) on bronze

Not on view


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Medallion with bust of nimbed female saint, hair parted in the center, looking to the left. Halo and background have been carved out to receive enamel (no longer extant).

Acquisition History
Collection of Hayford Peirce.

Acquired with the Peirce coin collection, 1948.

Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

Transferred from the Coin Collection to the Byzantine Collection, October 4, 1985.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.