Casket-enkolpion reliquary of St. Demetrius: end view

Published/Created:
ca. 1150-1200
Physical Description:
11.7 x 6.5 x 6.5 cm
Materials:
Gold
Notes:
Contains relics of blood and earth soaked with the blood of St. Demetrius.
Topics:
Metalwork -- Byzantine -- 12th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Byzantine
Culture:
Byzantine
Accession Number:
4537-040
Genre:
containers: caskets (personal gear) (AAT)
containers: ceremonial containers: reliquaries (AAT)
jewelry: pectorals: enkolpia (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Tools, Equipment & Instruments
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Title:
The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi: Tradition, History, Art
Source Created:
Mount Athos, Greece
Pergamos SA
1998
Call Number:
BX385.A82 H5413 1998q vol.2 Oversize
Orbis Barcode:
32101066064724
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
Athos, Greece: Vatopedi Monastery
OID:
10712964
PID:
digcoll:1801012