Byzantine Panel with Archangel, c. 525-50

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by Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy
published on 10 April 2014

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Byzantine panel with archangel, Ivory leaf from diptych, c. 525-50, 16.8 x 5.6 x 0.35 in. (42.8 x 14.3 x 0.9 cm), probably from Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey), (British Museum, London)

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker

The British Museum translates the text at the top of the panel as: "Receive the suppliant before you, despite his sinfulness."

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker

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