Creator

Culture

Byzantine, Russian, Orthodox

Medium

Bone

Dimensions

2 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2020.305

Description

The feasts depicted on this yellowish-brown bone plaque are, from upper left to lower right: Annunciation, Nativity, Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Entry into Jerusalem, Crucifixion, Resurrection, Baptism, Pentecost, and Transfiguration. The scenes are identified by inscriptions on "ogival" arches. The plaque shows considerable wear, affecting the detail of the scenes.

Provenance

Purchased from Iconastas, London, in 1992.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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