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BZ.1937.18, Jeweled Cross Ivory

BZ.1937.18, Jeweled Cross Ivory

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Middle Byzantine, mid-tenth century

Ivory, 29 cm x 13.8 cm (11 7/16 in. x 5 7/16 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this ivory from the Venetian dealer Adolph Loewi through Royall Tyler and Fritz Volbach in April 1937.

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