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Saint Ignatius of Antioch
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Saint Ignatius of Antioch


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Description This unusually large tile depicts Ignatius the "God-Bearer" (Theophoros), bishop of the Syrian city of Antioch, who was martyred in Rome under Emperor Trajan (r. 98-117). Dressed in liturgical vestments, the saint holds a Gospel book in his hand. Another tile from the same series survives in the Walters collection and carries an image of Saint Christopher (inv. 48.2086.13).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/28/1961Treatmentreconstructed
2/13/1964Treatmentloss compensation; stabilized; re-housed
Provenance Nikos Avgheris, Istanbul, ca. 1950, by purchase; Robert E. Hecht, Ruxton, Maryland, 1956, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1956, by purchase.
Credit Partial museum purchase with funds provided by the S. & A.P. Fund, 1956 and partial gift of Mr. Robert E. Hecht, Jr., 1957

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Period
10th century (Medieval)
Medium
ceramic with glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2086.7
Measurements
10 1/8 x 10 1/4 x 5/16 in. (25.7 x 26 x 0.8 cm)
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