'The Transfiguration; Christ Healing the Leper and Christ Healing the Blind Man', ivory

'The Transfiguration; Christ Healing the Leper and Christ Healing the Blind Man', ivory

'The Transfiguration; Christ Healing the Leper and Christ Healing the Blind Man'
Ivory
France (Metz)
About 900
Elephant ivory
Probably from a book cover
Museum no. 255, 256-1867

The transfiguration shows the moment when Christ made known his divine nature to his apostles Peter, James and John, in the presence of the Old Testament patriarchs Moses and Elijah. It took place on Mount Tabor in Galilee.