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#3643: Barbarossa's Chandelier (1184)

Photo 3643: Barbarossa's Chandelier (1184) - Aachen Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
3643
Credit
Title
Barbarossa's Chandelier (1184)
Caption
St Michael the Archangel in the center of Barbarossa's Chandelier in the Palatine Chapel. The huge (4.2-meter diameter) bronze circlet was commissioned by Frederick Barbarossa on the occasion of Charlemagne's canonization. It was created 1165-84 in Aachen and is inscribed with a dedication to Mary from Barbarossa and his wife Beatrix.
Geotag
50.774612° N, 6.084114° E
Uploaded
January 1, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
ISO
3200