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BZ.1936.19, Peacock Relief Sculpture

BZ.1936.19, Peacock Relief Sculpture

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Southern Italy, early medieval, eighth–ninth century

Marble, 63 cm x 48.5 cm x 2.5 cm (24 13/16 in. x 19 1/8 in. x 1 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this diptych from the Paris and New York dealer M. & R. Stora in 1936.