Overall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1942.1093
These small statuettes would have originally flanked a crucifix as suggested by this arrangement. According to the Gospels, the Virgin and Saint John were present on Golgotha at Christ’s death. Medieval artists frequently depicted them standing next to the cross.
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