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Door with Figure of a Saint

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Wood, iron, pigment
  • Reportedly From: Egypt
  • DATES 7th century C.E. or 10th-11th century C.E.
    PERIOD Late Antique Period, or Fatimid Period
    DIMENSIONS 6 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 3/4 in. (17.4 x 14.8 x 2 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Ruth Tishner Costantino
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small square wooden panel, apparently a door, with a standing, frontal haloed figure orans. A small iron lock to the left, below a flower(?) and above a basket containing loaves(?). At the right edge, pivots at top and bottom.
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