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BZ.1950.24, Capital with Archangels

BZ.1950.24, Capital with Archangels

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Crusader, twelfth century

Marble, 25 cm x 25 cm x 26.7 cm (9 13/16 in. x 9 13/16 in. x 10 1/2 in.)

Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this capital from the Beirut dealer Elias (Elie) Bustros through Royall Tyler on August 1 and September 14, 1949; the Blisses gave the capital to Dumbarton Oaks in August 1950.