Category:Tympanum of St Peter's Church, Charney Bassett
Tympanum in the St Peter's Church, Charney Bassett, depicting the legendary celestial journey of Alexander the Great carried to heaven by two griffins, an iconographic motif based on the Alexander Roman, maybe inspired by imported Persian textiles
|Depicts||Flight of Alexander and griffin|
|Location||Church of St Peter, Charney Bassett, Charney Bassett, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, South East England, England, UK|
The relief is thought to depicts the legendary celestial journey of Alexander the Great carried to heaven by a couple of griffins, an iconographic motif based on the Alexander Roman, probably inspired to Persian textiles imported en England during the Middles Ages.Dimensions of the work: height (radius) = 0.63 m; maximum width (diameter) = 1.24 m; thickness of tympanum =0.16 m.
- St Peter, Charney Bassett, Berkshire (in en). The Corpus of Romanesque sculpture in Britain and Ireland Retrieved on 3 February 2019.
- Loomis, Roger Sherman (May 1918). "Alexander the Great's "Celestial Journey". Part. II (Conclusion). Western Examples". The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs XXXII (182)..
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