Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Bowl Base with Old and New Testament Scenes, ca. 350–400
    Byzantine, said to have been found in 1715 in the Roman catacomb of Saint Callisto
    Glass, gold leaf; 3/16 x 4 3/16 in. (0.5 x 10.7 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1916 (16.174.2)

    A youth with the inscription "live" in Latin is surrounded by images of miracles. Christ appears with a wand beside the Three Hebrews in the Fiery Furnace, at the Wedding at Cana, and Curing the Paralytic. Tobias pulls the liver from the large fish to cure his father.

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  • Bowl Base with Old and New Testament Scenes, ca. 350–400
    Byzantine, said to have been found in 1715 in the Roman catacomb of Saint Callisto
    Glass, gold leaf; 3/16 x 4 3/16 in. (0.5 x 10.7 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1916 (16.174.2)


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