Danube Virtual Museum

Early Byzantine Fresco with a Portrait

Title: Early Byzantine Fresco with a Portrait
Location/Region: Pecka Pond / Canyon of the lower gorge of the Danube, Kladovo
Chrolonology: 1 AD - 500
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade - Archeological Museum of Đerdap
Country: Serbia
Period: Early Byzantine
Epoch: Roman
Material: Mortar, colored lime, clay
Dimensions: 20.5 х 11.5 х 16 cm
Production Technique: Al fresco
Bibliography: J. (Rankov) Kondić (processing, cat. collection in the prepress); for results see D. Minić-S.E. Pavlović, Starinar XXXIII-XXXIV, 1982-1983, 301-304

Description

Fragment of the fresco preserved on the brick wall, with a visual representation of a striking human face, stylistically skillful and well designed with different colors. It was found in the rubble of the medieval church (XIV / XV century).

Pecka Pond / Canyon of the lower gorge of the Danube: Research within the Iron Gate/Đerdap I Project (D. Minić-S.E.Pavlović)