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Introduction, April 2014
Search through 3800 ivory carvings online, both Gothic and neo-Gothic!
To see which collections are on board and search by institution, click here!

A major Gothic Ivories conference to take place in London in July 2014!
For more details, see here!
Statuette (probably part of a staff) (Detail)
Picture of the month archive
Discover this intriguing carving of saint Mammès, holding his bowels: this attribute refers to his martyrdom, during which he was struck in the stomach...
The Project more
About Us
About Us

The Gothic Ivories Project is an online database of ivory sculptures made in Western Europe ca. 1200-ca. 1530 and neo-Gothic ivory pieces.
Collaborating Institutions
Collaborating Institutions

Institutions from all over the world have already joined us on the Project.
Find out who and how...
The Web Site
The Web Site

A few facts and tips to help you make the best use of the web site.
Ivory Matters more

The Catalogue of ivory carvings in the Courtauld Gallery is now out!
A Gothic Ivories session at Kalamazoo 2014!

A select bibliography to learn more about Gothic ivories.
Useful Links
Useful Links

Find out about interesting online resources which will help you in your research.
Relationships between ivory and alabaster?
Image Sets more sets
"Soissons" Ivories

Sarah Guerin
09 June, 2011
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