Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Cividale: Battistero di Callisto. Pluteo di Sigualdo
Start date: 700
End date: 799
Historical Period: Western Early Middle Ages

Sigwald slab from the baptismal font of Callistus. It is decorated with the four Evangelists' symbols each within a clipeo on the sides. The central field is divided in two parts. Upper part: a cross with braid decoration, flanked by two candle holders, two rosettes and two palms. Lower part: stylized tree (Tree of Life) with two branches ending in a lion's head. On the sides of the tree, there are two griffins and two birds holding up bunches of grapes. A Latin inscription runs in the middle band that divides the two parts.

Place: Cividale del Friuli, Italy  
Languages: Latin
Medium: stone (worked rock)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: UNIBO Bovini Archive  
Physical type: slabs (flat objects)
baptismal fonts
Material and technique: carving (processes)
Data provider: University of Bologna  
Rights holder: Christian museum, Cividale  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

Show full item record

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.