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Book Cover with Byzantine Icon of the Crucifixion

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Book Cover with Byzantine Icon of the Crucifixion
  • Date Created: 1000 (ivory); before 1085 (setting)
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 10 3/8 x 8 5/8 x 1 in. (26.4 x 21.9 x 2.5 cm)
  • Type: Book cover plaque
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/464015
  • Medium: Silver-gilt with pseudo-filigree, glass, crystal, and sapphire cabochons, ivory on wood support
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Byzantine (ivory); Spanish (setting)

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