The Adoration of the Magi


Date: c.985–c.990

Place of Production: Germany(?)

Description: This panel depicts two Magi presenting their gifts to Christ and the Virgin Mary, who were presumably originally on the left-hand panel along with the third Magus. The panel is decorated with an acanthus border, a popular motif in this period, while buildings decorate the background of the panel.

Held at: British Museum

Accession Number: 1856,0623.16

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