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Christ Pantocrator, Byzantine Carved Ivory Panel

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An image of Sculpture/Panel. Christ Pantocrator represented half-length and full-face. Christ holds a book in his left hand and blesses with his right. Behind is seen the three upper limbs of the cross, the surfaces chequered in the same way as the book in Christ's hand. It is from the modern cover of a 10th century lectionary written at Reichenau. Height 138.0 mm, width 97.0 mm, circa 900 to 1000. Production Place: Byzantium.

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Sculpture/Panel. Christ Pantocrator represented half-length and full-face. Christ holds a book in his left hand and blesses with his right. Behind is seen the three upper limbs of the cross, the surfaces chequered in the same way as the book in Christ's hand. It is from the modern cover of a 10th century lectionary written at Reichenau. Height 138.0 mm, width 97.0 mm, circa 900 to 1000. Production Place: Byzantium.

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  • Accession Number: M.13-1904
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library; Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 756 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 832.49kB
  • Captured: 2007:12:12 15:55:35

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10th Century almighty blessing Byzantine carved Catholic Christ Christ in Majesty Christianity cross cruciform Early Medieval Eastern Orthodox Fitz_AA half length ivory Jesus Majesty Medieval omnipotent panel pantocrator relief religion religious sculpture

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