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BZ.1972.21, Archangel Gabriel

BZ.1972.21, Archangel Gabriel

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Middle Byzantine, second half of the tenth century

Ivory, 14.5 cm x 7.9 cm x 1 cm (5 11/16 in. x 3 1/8 in. x 3/8 in.)

The Blisses gave this ivory plaque to Royall Tyler in June 1923. The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection acquired the ivory from William Royall Tyler in late 1971 or 1972.


Kurt Weitzmann, Ivories and Steatites: Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, vol. 3 (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, 1972), no. 40, pl. LXXI.