Creator

Creation Date

6th-8th centuries

Culture

Byzantine

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

3 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.128

Description

This plaque displays an incised full-length haloed figure, orans, within a cross-hatched border. The lower right portion of the piece has been broken off, and there is a small hole at the lower left side. The plaque is quite heavy for its size, weighing approximately 2 1/2 oz.

Provenance

Purchased from the Temple Gallery, London, on October 25, 1991.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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