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Enkolpion with St. Theodore and Cross on Verso


Byzantine
12th century
3 cm x 2.7 cm (1 3/16 in. x 1 1/16 in.)
glass paste on gold
BZ.1938.28

On view


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Bibliography
Arts of the Middle Ages; a Loan Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, February 17 to March 24, 1940, (Boston, 1940), 62, no. 206, pl. 5.

The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection of Harvard University, Handbook of the Collection, (Washington, D.C., 1946), 64, no. 136.

The Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University, (Washington, D.C., 1955), 83, no. 202.

H. Wentzel, "Mittelalterliche Gemmen in den Sammlungen Italiens," Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz. 7 (1956): 239-78, esp. 256, no. 1237.

H. Wentzel, "Das Medaillon mit dem Hl. Theodor und die venezianischen Glaspasten im byzantinischen Stil," in Festschrift für Erich Meyer zum sechzigsten Geburtstag, 29. Oktober 1957, Studien zu Werken in den Sammlungen des Museums für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, ed. W. Gramberg (Hamburg, 1959), 50-67, fig. 5.

M. C. Ross, Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, vol. 1, Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass, Glyptics, Painting, (Washington, D.C., 1962), 89, no. 106, pl. 57.

Handbook of the Byzantine Collection, (Washington, D.C., 1967), 100-101, no. 343.

H. C. Evans and W. D. Wixom, The Glory of Byzantium: Art and Culture of the Middle Byzantine Era, A.D. 843-1261, exhibition catalogue, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 11-July 6, 1997, (New York, 1997), 181, no. 136.


Exhibition History
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, "Arts of the Middle Ages," Feb. 17 - Mar. 24, 1940.

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, "The Glory of Byzantium: Art and Culture of the Middle Byzantine Era, A.D. 843 - 1261," March 11 - July 6, 1997.


Acquisition History
Purchased by Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss from Eli Bustros, Syria, 1938.

Given by Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 1940.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.


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