Byzantine Ivory Casket

Illustration

Patrick Tinkham
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 19 March 2018
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Made in Constantinople in the 11th century CE, this casket is made of ivory and bone, and has gilded copper mounts. Depicted are dancers waging mock battles and taming a panther. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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Art, M. M. o. (2018, March 19). Byzantine Ivory Casket. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8400/byzantine-ivory-casket/

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