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Ciborium of gilt silver and enamel in the form of a Byzantine church

monk Dimitrios1613

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization
Athens, Greece

Ciborium of gilt silver and enamel in the form of a Byzantine church, a work of the monk Dimitrios. On the apse there is a niche probably intended for the consecrated bread. Pictured on the main entrance is a basin for holy water and the monogram of the Monastery. From the monastery of St John the Forerunner at Serres, 1613. H. 0.22 m. (ΓΕ 13970)

Details

  • Title: Ciborium of gilt silver and enamel in the form of a Byzantine church
  • Creator: monk Dimitrios
  • Date Created: 1613
  • length: 17
  • Physical Dimensions: w170 x h220 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: ritual or religious vessel
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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