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Plaque with God Creating the Animals

Made in Amalfi
South Italian
Overall: 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 x 5/16 in. (10.7 x 10.6 x 0.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
From the Cathedral of Salerno, this plaque comes from a set of about fifty ivories depicting biblical scenes that may have decorated a large church furnishing.
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
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