Limburg - Byzantine Staurothek or „Reliquary of the True Cross”
Front or Showside „Reliquary of the True Cross” or Staurothek Constantinople Byzantine, c. 960 CE gold, gems, cloisonné enamel polychrome h: 48 cm from Limburg a.d. Lahn; Diözesanmuseum or Dom-Museum, Domschatz In the cathedral treasury of Limburg is preserved one of the most beautiful and gorgeous works surviving from the middle ages: "the gold reliquary of the True Cross". The gold box is covered inside and out with jewels and cloisonné enamel, with chasing and filigree, with figures and…
Russian Triple Cross. This precious early 19th century Orthodox cross tells the story of the Crucifixion with panels of the Blessed Virgin, St. Mary Magdalen, St. John and St. Longinus the Soldier on either side.
Icons of Holy Angels 2
Check out our Bible Illustrated project! [youtube channel] [site] [facebook] [patreon] Holy Angels galleries: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [next 10] Back to Icons of Holy Angels Back to the Main Page The Synaxis of the Holy Angels, by Andrei Vinnychock Archangel Gabriel The Angel The Seraph Archangel Michael Ss. Michael and Gabriel Scroll-Bearing Angel Angels of Revelation: Seven Cups of Wrath of God