Sixth Century Nativity

John Rylands Library Special Collections Blog

This ivory panel depicts the Adoration of the Magi in the upper portion and the Nativity of Jesus in the lower portion. The piece dates from the sixth century and was probably made in Egypt or Syria. This ivory panel depicts the Adoration of the Magi in the upper portion and the Nativity of Jesus in the lower portion. The piece dates from the sixth century and was probably made in Egypt or Syria.

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