- Museum number
Carved panel; cedarwood; from a door; oblong; ornamental design; large central cross with foliated extremities and two medallions containing smaller crosses upon the vertical limb; the ground is covered with a rich decoration of interlacing floral scrolls.
- Production date
- 1300 (circa)
Height: 310 millimetres
Width: 131 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Found with 1878,1203.1-9
- On display (G42/dc21)
- Exhibition history
2015, Oct 29 – 2016, Feb 7. British Museum, Room 35. Egypt: Faith after the Pharoahs
2008-2009 25 Oct-22 Mar, London, Royal Academy of Arts, Byzantium 330-1453 AD
2004 15 Mar-5 Jul, USA, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Byzantium; Faith and Power
2000 30 Sep-2001 7 Jan, France, La Clape, Musée de l’Ephebe, L’art copte en Egypte
2000 15 May-3 Sep, France, Paris, Institut du Monde Arabe, Coptic Art
- Much cracked.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Panels from the church door. 2008 (and later) valuation refers to a single item.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number