Byzantium, Syria(?), Byzantine period, 6th century
Bronze, Overall: 18.5 x 17.2 x 1.6 cm (7 5/16 x 6 3/4 x 5/8 in.). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mallon 1941.57
The original function of this bronze plaque is not known with certainty. It was probably once gilded and may have been affixed to a wooden.
Baltimore Museum of Fine Arts, "Early Christian and Byzantine Art" 1947.
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