Plate with the Presentation of David to Saul

Silver | 27.2 x 4cm | 629-630

Unknown Artist

In 628–29 the Byzantine emperor Herakleios (r. 610–41) successfully ended a long, costly war with Persia and regained Jerusalem, Egypt, and other Byzantine territory. Silver stamps dating to 613–29/30 on the reverse of these masterpieces place their ...
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