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Casket Fragments

Date:
900–1000
Geography:
Made in Constantinople
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
d: 3 1/4 x 1 x 1/16 in. (8.3 x 2.5 x 0.2 cm) e: 3/16 x 1 x 1/8 in. (0.5 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm) f: 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/8 in. (0.6 x 2.9 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.136d-f
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Connor, Carolyn L. "New Perspectives on Byzantine Ivories." Gesta 30, no. 2 (1991). pp. 100–103, fig. 1–3.

Speck, Paul. "Die Rosettenkästchen: Originalarbeiten oder Versuche einer Verwendung von vorhandenem Material?." Byzantinische Zeitschrift 86–87 (1993–94). pp. 82–85.

Connor, Carolyn L. The Color of Ivory: Polychromy on Byzantine Ivories. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. pp. 10-11, pl. II.

Cutler, Anthony. "Mistaken Antiquity: Thoughts on Some Recent Commentary on the Rosette Caskets." In Aetos: Studies in Honour of Cyril Mango, edited by Ihor Ševčenko, and Irmgard Hutter. Stuttgart and Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1998. pp. 46–54.



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