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Ivory Panel with Saint Peter

Date:
5th–6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3/16 in. (29.2 x 11.4 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.55
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Saint Peter appears with his symbol, the keys to heaven.
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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