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#3607: Pala d'Oro

Photo 3607: Pala d'Oro - Aachen Cathedral

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Photo ID
3607
Credit
Title
Pala d'Oro
Caption
The Pala d'Oro, a golden altar frontal that dates from the beginning of the 11th century and was probably a gift of Emperor Otto II or Heinrich II. Christ in Glory occupies the central mandorla, flanked by the Virgin Mary, Saint Michael and medallions of the Four Evangelists. The relief panels depict scenes from the Passion of Christ.
Geotag
50.774612° N, 6.084114° E
Uploaded
December 31, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
400