Depicting Judaism in a medieval Christian ivory

Plaque with the Crucifixion and the Holy Women at the Tomb, c. 870 (Carolingian, likely Metz), ivory, 23.8 x 12.3 x 0.6 cm (Met Cloisters and Musée du Louvre)

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This work at The Met Cloisters.


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Cite this page as: Dr. Ariel Fein and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Depicting Judaism in a medieval Christian ivory," in Smarthistory, January 3, 2023, accessed April 18, 2024,