Head of female figure effaced by Cross and Greek inscription IC XC NHKA (Jesus Christ conquers), Rhodes, Byzantine Collection
Head of female figure effaced by Cross and Christian inscription; originally belonged to a Roman female statue of the 2nd or 1st century BC; cross carved in low relief; in its quarterings the Greek inscription IC XC NHKA (Jesus Christ conquers) was carved, possibly in the 5th or 6th century AD.
Byzantine Collection, Palace of the Grand Masters, Rhodes
H. 0.25 m. W. 0.20 m.
2nd -1st century BC
5th-6th century AD
Open University of Cyprus