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16.11.2021

Panel, casket

Cultures/periods:

Middle Byzantine

Production date:

10thC-11thC

Materials:

bone

Technique:

carved; relief

One of two sides of the box; bone plates originally covered with wood; hunting scene; on the left, a naked hunter with a spear and a dog approaches a large hare nibbling on a bush near a tree; in the center, a similar hunter firing a bow at a deer attacked by two dogs; on the right, a leopard and wolf fighting. With three (now separate) border panels with additional two pieces of paneling and a fragment box.

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