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Plaque with Saint Aemilian

The relics of the sixth-century Spanish saint Aemilian were housed in an ornate shrine crafted of ivory, gold, and gems. We are remarkably well informed about the reliquary, which was made on the occasion of th... more

Book Cover (?) with Ivory Figures

Byzantine ivories were highly prized in western Europe, where they survived in church treasuries or were incorporated into deluxe book bindings. The ivory from the panel on the left originally formed the center... more


Made in León, Spain


Made in Castile, Spain