Object Place: Middle East, Byzantine
2.5 cm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Top half-round. Half figure of a saint-knight in relief. In his left hand he holds a shield, in the right a lance. Fragmentary inscription. Of black steatite.
1940, Kirkor Minassian, New York; 1940, sold by Minassian to the MFA for $40. (Accession Date: November 14, 1940)
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund