Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Icon of Saint George (?) (TE2262)

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Description

Fragmentary icon depicting most probably Saint George. The martyr saint is represented as a young mounted warrior on a white horse, holding a shield and a lance and wearing a diadem. Provenance: Church of Holy Cross, Askas, Cyprus

Current Ownership

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis

Extent

34.5 x 19 x 3.5 cm

Chronology Period

late 13th-early 14th c. AD

Content Provider

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis

Original Collection

Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (since 2007)

Content Rights