Barberini Ivory

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  • Barberini ivory — The Barberini ivory is one half of a Byzantine ivory imperial diptych dating from Late Antiquity, now in the Louvre. It is carved in the classical style known as late Theodosian, representing the emperor as triumphant victor. It is generally… …   Wikipedia

  • Ivory (disambiguation) — Ivory is a hard, white, organic substance that is the bulk of the teeth and tusks of animals such as the elephant, hippopotamus, walrus, mammoth, and narwhal. Ivory may also refer to:Places* Côte d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), a country in West Africa * …   Wikipedia

  • Ivory —    Used extensively for diptychs, icons (qq.v.), book covers, and other objects, including furniture decoration, from the fourth through sixth centuries. The Arab conquest of North Africa (q.v.) seems to have curtailed Byzantine access to ivory,… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Díptico Barberini — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Díptico Barberini expuesto en el Louvre. El Díptico Barberini era un antiguo díptico imperial de marfil bizantino del que se conserva una hoja. Data de la Antigüedad tardía y actualmente está conservado …   Wikipedia Español

  • Archangel ivory — The Archangel ivory is the largest surviving Byzantine ivory panel, now in the British Museum. Dated to the early 6th century, it depicts an archangel holding a sceptre and imperial orb.The archangel is usually identified as Michael, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Diptych — Ivory consular diptych of Areobindus, Byzantium, 506 AD, Louvre …   Wikipedia

  • Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …   Universalium

  • Imperial diptych — In Late Antiquity, an imperial diptych is a theoretical type of ivory diptych, made up of two leaves of five panels each and each with a central panel representing the emperor or empress. They are so named in contrast to consular diptychs. They… …   Wikipedia

  • Byzantine art — The most famous of the surviving Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople the image of Christ Pantocrator on the walls of the upper southern gallery. Christ is flanked by the Virgin Mary and John the Baptist. The mosaics were made… …   Wikipedia

  • Diptych — • A sort of notebook, formed by the union of two tablets, placed one upon the other and united by rings or by a hinge Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Diptych     Diptych      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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