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Diptych, 1 register (Front)

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Rouen, Musée Départemental des Antiquités de la Seine-Maritime

Inv. 2001.0.7

Bone or ivory

Height: 148 mm
Width: 93 mm
Depth: 9 mm (max)

Wing, left
Carrying of the Cross; soldiers; Virgin and saint the Evangelist; city.
Wing, right
Crucifixion with thieves; Virgin supported by saint John the Evangelist; horse; rugged cross; titulus with inscription 'INRI'; sun and moon; city.

Museum's opinion 2014: late 15th-early 16th century.


Traces of two missing hinges (miters filled with ivory strips).

Object Condition
Left wing
Three holes in the upper part; two sets of two holes on the right (hidden by repair) for missing hinges; three holes on the left side (plugged).
Right wing
Two holes in the upper part (only visible from the back); two holes on the right side (plugged).

Acquired by the museum before 1923.

J. Vernier, Musée des Antiquités de la Seine-Inférieure: guide du visiteur (1923), p. 23.


© cg76 - Musée départemental des Antiquités - Rouen. Photography: Yohann Deslandes.

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