Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Bottom Left).
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Title:Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Bottom Left)
Notes:Bottom left section of the life of Christ depicted on an Italo-Byzantine (Venetian?) ivory plaque, showing an angel at the empty tomb greeting Mary Magdalene and the other Mary while the terrified guards lie prostrate
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Country:United Kingdom

Scripture:Matthew 28:1-10
Person as Subject:Mary Magdalene
Lectionary links:ARess
General Subject:Angels
Life of Christ
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Venice -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73E23

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Attribution:Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Bottom Left), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved December 3, 2020]. Original source: Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Record Number:31762 Last Updated: 2020-11-20 10:18:29 Record Created: 2003-08-22 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition