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Nine Biblical Scenes
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Nine Biblical Scenes

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Description The nine scenes carved in relief on this ivory panel, from left to right and top to bottom, are: the Entry into Jerusalem, the Holy Trinity, represented as the three angels who appeared to Abraham (Gen. 18:1-15), the Annunciation, the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, the Crucifixion,the Raising of Lazarus the Resurrection (the Harrowing of Hell, a composition in which Christ pulls Adam, Eve, and other souls out of Hell), the Transfiguration, and Pentacost.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase [in Constantinople]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913

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17th century (Early Modern)
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. (6.1 x 4.4 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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