Creator

Culture

Byzantine

Medium

Stone, perhaps steatite

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2020.185

Description

Saint Luke, his head turned to the viewer, sits at his desk on which are his writing instruments. In the right background is a domed structure which contains what appears to be a hanging lamp. The stone is of a greenish gray color and has a small chip in the lower left edge of the front. The back of the piece is polished.

Provenance

Purchased from Iconostas, London, in 2003.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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