11 June 2003
A BYZANTINE MARBLE MOSAIC PANEL
Circa 5th-6th Century A.D.
Composed of yellow, red, gray and green tesserae on a white ground, with a hare in profile to the left, perched on its haunches, its forelegs extended, its head turned back, a sprig of grass below, blossoms in the field
29 in. (73.7 cm) X 31¼ in. (79.4 cm)
Graham Geddes Collection
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