Top Edges of a Byzantine Ivory Casket, early 11th Century
Victoria and Albert Museum 247:1, 2-1865






This is a Byzantine casket made in the early 11th century. This casket is in ivory and overlaid with bone plaques. The bone plaques depict warriors and combats and on the top of the lid is an ivory panel with a battle scene in higher relief.
Victoria and Albert Museum. Museum number: 247:1, 2-1865


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