Shell Disk with the Resurrection of Christ

Unknown Palestinian, Palestinian


18th century

Shell with black, red, and red paint

Overall: 5 5/16 × 5 5/16 × 1/8 in. (13.5 × 13.5 × 0.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: Palestine, West Asia, Asia


18th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area


Not on view



Course History

ASCL 51.06/REL 41.07, Buddhism Sex, Gender in South East Asia, Sara Swenson, Spring 2022

HIST 96.01, Colonialism and Culture in Asia and Africa, Douglas Haynes, Spring 2022

REL 43.01, Buddhism in America, Reiko Ohnuma, Spring 2022

Art History 20.04, Faith and Empire, Beth Mattison, Spring 2023


Unknown collector, possibly given in the late 18th or early 19th century; catalogued, 1913.

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