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Historical Archive: Genoels-Elderen ivories

Rheno-Mosan? Insular? Bavarian? late 8th or early 9th century
openwork ivory (displayed in front of cloth), each panel 30 x 18 cm
Brussels, Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Musée du Cinquantenaire, no. 1474


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both panels
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oblique view
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full left panel: Christ triumphant
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full right panel: Annunciation and Visitation
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upper left panel: Christ and angels
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upper left panel: angel
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center left panel: drapery of Christ
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lower left panel: lion, dragon, asp, basilisk
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lower left panel, oblique view
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lower left panel, inscription
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upper right panel: Annunciation
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upper right panel: Annunciation
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lower right panel: Visitation
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lower right panel: Visitation