Ivory Depicting Scenes of Christ and the Apostles

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Title

Ivory Depicting Scenes of Christ and the Apostles

Subject

In this scene, Christ is giving a garment to his apostles that may symbolize his urge for them to carry on his teachings. The ivory is often linked to Charles the Bald, the grandson of Charlemagne.

Creator

unknown

Source

The Met Museum
https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/2000.486/

Publisher

Met Museum (from the Cloisters Collection, 2000)

Date

ca 850-900

Format

relief sculpture

Type

cover of a liturgical manuscript

Files

largerobject1.jpg

Citation

unknown, “Ivory Depicting Scenes of Christ and the Apostles,” Medieval Art, accessed May 20, 2022, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/medievalart/items/show/13.