Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Art & Art History
Academic Program Adviser
The social and religious symbolism of garnets are examined in the context of the Merovingian period. Garnet jewelry was worn by early medieval Christians as symbols of their faith, and after death garnets took on additional religious significance.
Murphy, Sinead L., "Sacred Blood and Burning Coal: The Garnet Carbuncle in Early Medieval Europe" (2020). CUNY Academic Works.