|Other collections:: Christian Icon|
The Loganberry Gallery
|Archangel (Michael?). Ivory panel. London, the British Museum|
The ivory has been associated with the accession of Justinian in 527, and it has also been argued that the angel was presenting the orb to the emperor, who was depicted on the other lost leaf, although these assertions cannot be proved.
Byzantium, Constantinople. Second quarter of 6th C.