Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere


“The power that this sculpture has is precisely in the fact that it’s not always concerned with naturalism and it’s really concerned with telling a story.”

Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere, ca. 1115–20, León, Spain, ivory, traces of gilding, 27 x 13.4 x 1.9 cm. Video from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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