Byzantine Book Cover with Icon

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 21 June 2018
Byzantine Book Cover with Icon

A Byzantine book cover with an ivory icon of the crucifixion. Gilded silver with crystal, glass and sapphire cabochons. Constantinople, 11th century CE. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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