Relic of St. Januarius

Relic of St. Januarius

c. 1045

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Bone

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1931.462.l

Did you know?

This bone is a nearly complete ankle joint (talus).

Description

This relic is housed in the portable altar commissioned by Countess Gertrude of Brunswick, which is one of the Guelph Treasure’s earliest and most sumptuous objects.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Romanesque
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Metalwork
Medium: 
Bone

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