|Title:||Cividale: Battistero di Callisto. Pluteo di Sigualdo||Start date:||700||End date:||799||Historical Period:||Western Early Middle Ages||Description:||
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)
|Material and technique:||carving (processes)||Data provider:||University of Bologna||License:||Rights holder:||Christian museum, Cividale|
|Appears in Collections:||BYZART|
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