Exhibitions/ Art Object


5th–7th century
Made in Byzantine Egypt
Bone; carved and incised
Overall: 4 13/16 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in. (12.3 x 3.7 x 1.5 cm)
Base: 1 5/16 x 13/16 x 2 1/16 in. (3.3 x 2.1 x 5.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Bess Myerson, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Mathias Komor, New York (sold 1970s)]; Bess Myerson, New York (1970s–2001)
Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th century. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 134A, p. 193.

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