Description This fragment may have belonged to a group of colorfully decorated tunic ornaments telling the story of King David. The central medallion depicts David the musician. The presence of the "ankh," an alternative form of the cross used by Egyptian Christians as a symbol of life, between the heads of the two figures suggests a Christian owner.
|4/23/1980||Examination||examined for condition|
Provenance Charles Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Wurtzburger Fund and Dr. and Mrs. Robert A. Milch, 1975, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1975, by gift.
Credit Gift in honor of Janet Wurtzburger by her friends and Dr. and Mrs. Robert Milch, 1975
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