1 1/2 x 7/8 in.
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
The plate is decorated with a standing lion in relief, its body in profile but its head turned toward the viewer; its tail is raised in an S-shaped curve. The plate broadens out toward the right end, terminating with a rounded-ended slot. The piece comes from Syria.
Purchased from Tetragon, London, in 1993.
The Byzantine World