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#11772: Relics of Christ

Photo 11772: Relics of Christ - Santa Croce in Gerusalemme

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Photo ID
11772
Credit
Title
Relics of Christ
Caption
Relics of Christ displayed in the Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Rome, Italy. Left: The bone of an index finger, said to be the finger of St. Thomas that he placed in the wounds of the Risen Christ. Middle: A single reliquary containing small pieces of: the Scourging Pillar (to which Christ was tied as he was beaten); the Holy Sepulchre (Christ's tomb); and the crib of Jesus. Right: Two thorns from the Crown of Thorns. It is said that the plant from which these came cannot be identified.
Geotag
41.888094° N, 12.515928° E
Uploaded
May 23, 2012
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
ISO
2500