Panel from an Ivory Casket with the Story of Adam and Eve

Ivory, gilt, polychromy | 6.7 x 9.3 x 0.5cm | 10th or 11th century

Unknown Artist

This panel is one from a series of scenes of the lives of Adam and Eve that originally decorated a small box. On this panel Adam and Eve, identified with Greek inscriptions, harvest grain; on the other panel they work at a metal forge (see 17.190.139...
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