Culture
Dimensions
26.7 × 21.6 × 6 cm
Date
late 4th century A.D.
Findspot
Inventory
4840
ID
Hyp-5323
References
Severin, in BullMusHong 36 (1971)

The fragment of a marble krater depicts a biblical scene: Abraham sacrifices his son, Isaac.

Marble analyses conducted by Danielle Decrouez (Geneva, Museum of Natural History) and Karl Ramseyer (University of Bern, Institute of Geological Sciences) have shown that the krater was made of white marble of unknown origin. Click here for the detailed results.