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Fragments of an Icon of the Hypapante

Date:
12th–13th century
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
Overall (as installed): 3 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 3/16 in. (7.9 x 5.6 x 0.4 cm) Overall (top fragment a): 1 5/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/16 in. (3.3 x 3.1 x 0.4 cm) Overall (center fragment b): 15/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in. (2.4 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm) Overall (lower fragment c): 15/16 x 7/16 x 3/16 in. (2.4 x 1.1 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Steatites
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Klejman, 1965
Accession Number:
65.264a-c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 303
The prophet Simeon and the prophetess Anna appear together in this fragmentary scene.
John J. and Halina Klejman, New York (until 1965)
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