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Animals in a Vine Scroll
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Animals in a Vine Scroll

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Description The strip of inlay is carefully made of a straight section of bone with raised borders. It shows a lion and a partridge in a vine scroll that emanates from a vase. It is stained a bluish gray. The strip has been broken into four pieces with the loss of a number of small chips. There is a diagonal break at the top and two holes for attachment.
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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6th century
stained bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
H: 7 5/8 x W: 1 15/16 in. (19.4 x 5 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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