From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Adoration of the Kings, between 8th and 12th century

  • Byzantine, Roman


  • Overall: 1/4 × 1 5/8 inches (0.6 × 4.1 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase


On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W242


European Sculpture and Dec Arts

(M. Bing, Paris, France)

1926-purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Exh. cat., Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore, 1947, p. 116, no. 572. [as Early Christian, 4th/5th century]. Sandin, Karl. "Liturgy, Pilgramage, and Devotion in Byzantine Objects." Bulletin of the DIA 67 (1993): pp. 46-56.

Byzantine, Roman, Adoration of the Kings, between 8th and 12th century, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 26.152.