Madrid Altar

ivory, wood, and silver altar
Photo: Patricia Elena Suárez
Image copyright: Museo Arquelógico Nacional, Madrid, Spain

Made: 900-1000 CE (textiles: 12th century), San Millán de la Cogolla (Spain), artist and patron unknown

Current Location: Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid, Spain

Dimensions and Materials: 21 x 29 x 9.5cm; walnut wood, silver filigree, ivory, textiles

Iconography: animals and floral motifs

Inscriptions: HANC ARAM SACRO

Bibliography: Budde 1998

Website: http://ceres.mcu.es/pages/Main (search Inventario 63936 for object)