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The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion

c. 1290-1320

Ivory

Overall: 8.5 x 6.4 x 1.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Gift of Dr. Norman Zaworski 1978.55

Description

Flanking the crucified Christ, the figures of Longinus and the Virgin appear on this fragment of an exquisitely carved ivory panel. Now lost are the figures of Stephaton and Saint John. However, Stephaton’s right foot and the vinegar-soaked sponge on a pole are still visible where the ivory breaks off.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Gothic
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Ivory
Medium: 
Ivory

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