Ethiopia became the second-oldest Christian nation in the world in the 4th century and prompted a rich production of church architecture and decoration. Beginning in the 15th century, Ethiopian churches displayed one icon of the Virgin Mary. Take a closer look at one such painted diptych with Christine Sciacca, Associate Curator of European Art, 300–1400, who provides context to a major cultural shift in Ethiopian traditions through art.
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Live! The Virgin and Child in Ethiopian Art with Christine Sciacca
Thursday, July 16