Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Middle Left).
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Title:Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Middle Left)
Notes:Middle left section of the life of Christ depicted on an Italo-Byzantine (Venetian?) ivory plaque, showing the transfigured Jesus speaking with Moses and Elijah while the terrified disciples Peter, James and John either look on or hide their faces
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Country:Great Britain

Scripture:Matthew 17:1-13
Matthew 9:2-8
Luke 9:28-36, (37-43)
Lectionary links:ATran
General Subject:Transfiguration
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Venice -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73C713

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Attribution:Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Middle Left), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 27, 2016]. Original source: Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Record Number:31760 Last Updated: 2016-02-03 16:25:56 Record Created: 2003-08-22 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition