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Fragment of a Byzantine Head
Date:
11th century
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Fresco On Plaster
Dimensions:
15 1/8 x 9 1/2 (38.4 x 24.1 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Middle East
Culture/People:
Byzantine
Provenance:

one of four found in 1910, found in an unused room of the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem

Prince Johann Georg of Saxony, Dresden

Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

Accession Number:
1952.1
Acquisition Date:
1952-01-25
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Mildred Anna Williams Collection

fragment of a fresco which includes a complete head, with eyes looking to is right, pronounced linear eyebrows, narrow nose, conical neck and portion of a tunic with round neckline

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.