35Suicide of Judas and Crucifixion of Christ, plaque from a casket, ivory, ca 420 Early Christian
36Aphrodite (of Melos)Melos, Greece ca BCHELLENISTIC PERIOD
37Saint Matthew, from the Gospel Book of Ebbo, France, ca CAROLINGIAN
38Hiberno-Saxon / Early Medieval CHI-RHO-IOTA fromTHE BOOK OF KELLSAround 800 CEHiberno-Saxon / Early MedievalAs Christianity spread through the islands, Hiberno-Saxon scribes adapted pagan styles for large, lavishly decorated gospel books.On the Chi Rho Iota(XPI-an abreviation for Christi, the first word in the latin sentence that says “Now this is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about”) page from the Book of Kells, has interlacing and lots of symbolism, both pagan and Christian.
39Gislebertus, Last Judgment (from Saint-Lazzare) Autun, France ca 1120-1135 ROMANESQUE
40Gero Crucifix6-ft. tall Oak Carvingca. 970OTTONIAN
41Bishop Bernward Doors (on Abbey Church of St. Michael) 1015OTTONIANIn the 10th and 11th centuries, artists in northern Europe began a tradition of large sculpture in wood and bronze that would significantly influence later medieval art.Bishop Bernward was an important patron of the arts, and was also a skillful goldsmith. A pair of bronze doors, made under his direction, was the most ambitious bronze project undertaken since antiquity. The Bishop installed these bronze doors in 1015.
42Giotto Di Bondone,Lamentation, ca. 1305Arena Chapel, Padua, Italy
43Betrayal of Jesus Duccio Di Buoninsegna, detail from the back of the Maesta altarpiece from the Siena Cathedral.Siena, Italy
44Basilica of St. Chapelle (Le Sainte-Chapelle) 1239-1248