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Possible forgeries of

Psiloi and Cavalry on a
Byzantine Casket, 11th century,
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Ѡ-18


Larger details of the Psiloi on this Byzantine Casket, 11th century, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Ѡ-18






Casket, depicting gladiators and warriors.
Byzantium, 11th c.
Elephant ivory on wood.
19.5 x 32.5 x 18.6 cm. Acq. 1885 from A. P. Bazilevskii Coll. (Paris).
Inv. no. [omega] 18.
Pub.: Isk. Viz., 2, no. 606, p. 108.
Source: State Hermitage Museum :: Byzantium. washington.edu




Larger images of this Byzantine Casket, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Ѡ-18
and opinions on forgery.
Plate 98/LVII, Goldschmidt, Adolph & Weitzmann, Kurt Die byzantinischen Elfenbeinskulpturen des X. - XIII. Jahrhunderts (Band 1)



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