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Architectural Element or Small Capital with Angus Dei
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Architectural Element or Small Capital with Angus Dei


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This architectural element has decoration carved in flat raised relief on all four faces. The ornament on each face is different. Motifs, such as the as eyes of a lamb, are pointed up with lead- only the lead in the eyes now remains. There is a hole at the top and bottom for attachment.
Exhibitions
  • Art of the Romanesque. University Art Gallery, South Bend. 1994.
Provenance Christine Alexander (Mrs. Breckenridge Long), Rome and Laurel, Maryland [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1959, by bequest.
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Breckenridge Long, 1959

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Period
9th-11th century (Medieval)
Medium
stone, lead
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.565
Measurements
H: 4 5/8 x W: 5 3/16 x D: 4 1/2 in. (11.7 x 13.2 x 11.43 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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