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folios 4 verso and 5 recto: Descent into Hell and the Ascension from a Gospel according to Four Evangelists

Descent into Hell and the Ascension from a Gospel according to Four Evangelists

Type
Manuscript
Historical period(s)
1263
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on parchment
Dimension(s)
H x W: 20.4 x 15 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Geography
Armenia, Cilicia
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1956.11
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Keyword(s)
Armenia, Christianity, Gospels, illumination
Collection(s) Area
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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