Ambo front

Lombard sculptor9th century

Sforzesco Castle

Sforzesco Castle
Milan, Italy

This ambo front, intact and datable to the 9th century, is of
unknown origin. The decoration
comprises nine interconnected woven panels and is a refined
example of the variety of solutions assumed by woven ornamentation in the
Carolingian age.


  • Title: Ambo front
  • Creator: Lombard sculptor
  • Date Created: 9th century
  • Location: Museo di Arte Antica, Castello Sforzesco, Milan
  • Physical Dimensions: 100 x 60 x 23 cm
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Comune di Milano - Civiche Raccolte Artistiche, Castello Sforzesco, Milano
  • External Link: https://arteantica.milanocastello.it/
  • Medium: Marble
  • Art Movement: Medieval Art/Carolingian age
  • Art Form: Sculpture
  • Original title: Fronte di ambone
  • Artist Nationality: Italian

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