ICS BiblioSelect: Gems

Brown, Clifford M., ed. Engraved Gems: Survivals and Revivals (Studies in the History of Art 54). National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.

Dalton, Oromonde M. Catalogue of early Christian antiquities and objects from the Christian East in the Department of British and mediaeval antiquities and ethnography of the British Museum. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1901.

Entwistle, Christopher, and Noël Adams, eds. Gems of Heaven’: Recent Research on Engraved Gemstones in Late Antiquity, c. AD 200-600. London: British Museum, 2011.

Gignoux, Philippe. “Sceaux chrétien d’époque sasanide,” in Iranica Antiqua 15 (1980), pp. 299-314.

Henig, Martin. The Content Family Collection of Ancient Cameos. Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1990.

Kornbluth, Genevra. “Early Byzantine’ Crystals: An Assessment,” in Journal of the Walters Art Gallery 52/53 (1994/95), pp. 23-32.

Leclercq, Henri. “Gemmes,” in Dictionnaire d’Archéologie chrétienne et de liturgie 6.1 (1924), cc. 794-864.

Lerner, Judith A. Christian Seals of the Sasanian Period. Istanbul: Nederlands HistorischArchaeologisch Instituut te Istanbul, 1977.

Michel, Simone.  Die Magischen Gemmen. Zu Bildern und Zauberformeln auf geschnittenen Steinen der Antike und Neuzeit, Studien aus dem Warburg-Haus 7.  Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2004.

Senna Chiesa, Gemma, Graziella Buccellati, and Anna Marchi, eds. Gemme dalla corte imperiale alla corte celeste. Milan; Hoepli: Università degli Studi di Milano, 2002.

Shaked, Shabbat S. “Jewish Sasanian Sigillography,” in Au Carrefour des religions. Mélanges offerts à Philippe Gignoux (Res Orientales 7). Leuven, 1995, pp. 239-55.

Spier, Jeffrey, Late Antique and Early Christian Gems (Spätantike, frühes Christentum, Byzanz. Reihe B, Studien und Perspektiven; Bd. 20). Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2007.

Spier, Jeffrey, “Early Christian Gems and their Rediscovery,” in Engraved Gems: Survivals and Revivals (Studies in the History of Art 54), Clifford M. Brown, ed. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1997, pp. 33-43.

Spier, Jeffrey, “Late Antique Cameos c. A. D. 250-600,” in Cameos in Context. The Content Lectures, Oxford, England: Ashmolean Museum, Martin Henig and Michael Vickers, eds. Houlton, Me.: D.J. Content, Inc., 1993, pp. 43-54.