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Inscribed Episcopal silver mitre

unknown artist1739

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Inscribed Episcopal silver mitre with gilded ornamental details and semi-precious stones. Made in 1739 as a gift to the Archbishop of Amida, after being repaired by the chief master miner of the Pontic mines, in 1791, it was dedicated to the church of St George at Argyroupolis in the Pontos, its immediate provenance. H. 0.25, Diam. 0.20 m. (ΓΕ 33703)

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  • Title: Inscribed Episcopal silver mitre
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1739
  • diameter: 20
  • Physical Dimensions: h250 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: vestment and ecclesiastical jewellery
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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