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Physical description: Tympanum, marble, with a relief of the Ascension. The relief shows the Ascension with the twelve apostles, two archangels and the Virgin orans; other scenes show the Carrying of the Cross, the Crucifixion, the Baptism of Christ, the Annunciation, and the Maries at the Sepulchre.
Place of Origin: Larnaca (made)
Date: ca. 1210 - ca. 1230 (made)
Materials and Techniques: Marble
Referenced on p17, WAR 018 Knight of Outremer AD 1187-1344 (Warrior) by David Nicolle (Author), Christa Hook (Illustrator)
The Road to Calvary, on a marble tympanum from Larnaca, Cyprus, AD 1200-50. Two soldiers wear full mail-armour but no surcoats in a very rare piece of Crusader art from the first half of the 13th century. (V & A Museum, inv. A.2-1982, London)