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ID number:  BIRBI-70.2
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Artist / Maker:  Byzantine
Title / Object name:  St Theodore
Object type:  Art object
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  11th century
Materials:  Steatite relief
Measurements:  6 x 3.5 x 0.5 cm
Provenance:  Purchased at Dr. H. Longuet sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 18 March 1970

St Theodore, a roman soldier of unknown date, set fire to the Temple of Cybele, and was then martyred.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Inscribed u.l.: A [within a circle]; r.:THEODOROS [vertically].

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