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Capital with Steer's Head Held by Two Lions
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Capital with Steer's Head Held by Two Lions


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This capital is carved in relief, and is said to be from Calabria, probably from a cloister.
Exhibitions
  • Art of the Romanesque. University Art Gallery, South Bend. 1994.
  • Realms of Faith: Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville. 2001-2002.
  • Realms of Faith: Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville. 2002-2005.
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
11th century (Medieval)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.567
Measurements
H: 12 1/4 x W: 17 3/4 x D: 5 1/2 in. (31.12 x 45.09 x 13.97 cm)
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Not On View

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