Byzantine Icon with Koimesis

Illustration

Patrick Tinkham
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 19 March 2018

Made in the late 10th century CE, this ivory icon depicts the Koimesis, or death of the Virgin Mary. Also shown are Saints Peter and Paul. Measures 18.6 x 14.8 x 1.1 cm. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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