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
Material:Ivory
City/Town:London
Country:United Kingdom

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

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Patout Burns
Copyright Permission:Donor must be contacted for permission.
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. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=31760 [retrieved June 15, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Patout Burns.
Record Number:31760 Last Updated: 2021-02-17 13:50:09 Record Created: 2003-08-22 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition