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#1915: St. Andrew's Altar (c.980)

Photo 1915: St. Andrew's Altar (c.980) - Trier Cathedral Treasury

Photo Details

Photo ID
1915
Credit
Title
St. Andrew's Altar (c.980)
Caption
Long side of St. Andrew's Altar, created around 980 in Trier for Archbishop Egbert (977-93), who had a special devotion to Saint Andrew. The fascinating reliquary altar enshrines a sole of St. Andrew the Apostle's sandal, said to have been brought from the Holy Land to Trier by Empress Helena in the 4th century.
Geotag
49.755982° N, 6.643901° E
Uploaded
November 17, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
800