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Panel - A Boar Hunt

A Boar Hunt

  • Object:

    Panel

  • Date:

    late 10th century- early 11th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved steatite

  • Museum number:

    A.35-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Date

late 10th century- early 11th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved steatite

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm, Width: 5 cm

Object history note

This object was previously owned by Dr W.L. Hildburgh, F.S.A. and was loaned by him to the V&A, loan number 4915, before he made a gift of it to the museum. See R.P. 53/57

Historical context note

Probably from a casket

Descriptive line

Panel, steatite, A Boar Hunt, Byzantine, late 10th or early 11th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Beckwith, John. The Veroli Casket. London: HMSO, 1962. p.22, Fig. 27 (Museum Monographs No. 18)

Materials

Steatite

Techniques

Carved

Subjects depicted

Boar

Categories

Myths & Legends; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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