EdStockPhoto

#1937: Detail of St. Andrew's Altar (c.980)

Photo 1937: Detail of St. Andrew's Altar (c.980) - Trier Cathedral Treasury

Photo Details

Quick Facts

Photo ID
1937
Credit
Title
Detail of St. Andrew's Altar (c.980)
Caption
Golden foot on St. Andrew's Portable Altar, made c.980 AD in Trier. The reliquary altar enshrines a sole of St. Andrew's sandal, one of the relics said to have been brought from the Holy Land to Trier by Empress Helena in the 4th century. The splendid reliquary was commissioned by Archbishop Egbert (977-93), who had a special devotion to Saint Andrew.
Geotag
49.755982° N, 6.643901° E
Uploaded
November 17, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
800