Bowl with the Ascension of Alexander the Great
Byzantine, 12th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-1501


A larger image of this Dish with the Ascension of Alexander the Great, Byzantine, 12th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-1501


Title: Dish Showing Alexander the Great`s Flight towards Heaven in a Chariot Drawn by Griffins
Place of creation: Byzantium
Date: 12th century
Material: silver
Technique: chased, engraved and gilded
Dimensions: diameter 28 cm, height 5.3 - 6 cm
Acquisition date: Entered the Hermitage in 2003; handed over from the Shuryshakarsky Municipal District Regional History Complex, the village of Muzhi
Inventory Number: W-1501
Source: State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-1501


Details of the Medallions on this Dish with the Ascension of Alexander the Great, Byzantine, 12th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-1501



See also Bowl with the Ascension of Alexander the Great, Byzantine, 12th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-72
Other 12th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Byzantine Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers