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Title: Ravenna, Museo Arcivescovile, Cattedra di Massimiano
Start date: 546
End date: 556
Historical Period: Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period

Archiepiscopal Museum, the throne of Maximian. The throne is composed of twenty-two ivory panels framed by ivory bands with plant and animal motifs. St. John the Baptist and the four Evangelists are represented on the front. The sides show biblical stories from the life of Joseph. Scenes from the life of Christ and the Virgin are depicted on the back.

Size: 150x65 cm
Place: Museo e Cappella Arcivescovile, Italy  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: ivory (material)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: Biblioteca Classense Mario Mazzotti Archive  
Physical type: thrones
Material and technique: carving (processes)
Data provider: Museum of Ravenna  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Ravenna Diocese  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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