Crozier Head with the Eagle of Saint John.
 
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Title:Crozier Head with the Eagle of Saint John
Notes:"This crosier, possibly made in Sicily in the thirteenth century, is made of ivory with a depiction of an eagle set inside the crook...The sprouting curve ends in the head of a dragon, with his mouth open and ears flattened against his head...The eagle turns his head to confront the dragon eye to eye - a depiction of the power of the Word of God to conquer evil. "[from the Walters Art Museum]
Date:13th century
Building:Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, Md.)
Object/Function:Carving
Material:Ivory
City/Town:Baltimore
State:MD
Country:United States

Scripture:Jeremiah 23:23-29
Lectionary links:CProp15
General Subject:Word (The)

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Record Number:55555 Last Updated: 2013-05-05 12:51:56 Record Created: 2013-05-05 12:51:55
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition