Byzantium, Syria, 6th-7th Century / Paten (Dedicated to Saint Sergius) from the Beth Misona Treasure / c. 500Byzantium, Syria, 6th-7th Century
Paten (Dedicated to Saint Sergius) from the Beth Misona Treasure
c. 500

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Anatolian; Byzantine
Creator Name-CRT: Byzantium, Syria, 6th-7th Century
Title: Paten (Dedicated to Saint Sergius) from the Beth Misona Treasure
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 500
Creation End Date: 700
Creation Date: c. 500
Creation Place: Syria
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Metalwork
Materials and Techniques: silver
Dimensions: Diameter: 32.4cm
Inscriptions: the Greek inscription surrounding the cross in the center translates as: + Having vowed, DOMNOS, son of ZACHEOS, has offered (this paten) to St. Sergois of the village of Beth Misona.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1950.381
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Provenance: Jacques O. Matossian; (Paul Mallon, New York).
Context: These four objects form what is now called the Beth Misona Treasure, named for the village in Syria where they were made. Each of the three chalices bears a portrait bust of Christ, the Virgin, and Saints Peter and Paul. The Greek inscription along the rim of one of the chalices reads: The priest Kyriakos, son of Domnos [has presented this chalice] to Saint Sergios, under Zeno the priest. The paten was produced by hammering and turning on a lathe. Its inscription reads: Having vowed, Domnos, son of Zacheos, has offered [this paten] to Saint Sergios of the villageof Beth Misona.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1950.381
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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