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#3895: Pax of Ariberto (c.1030)

Photo 3895: Pax of Ariberto (c.1030) - Milan Cathedral Treasury

Photo Details

Photo ID
3895
Date
2008-05-12
Location
Milan Cathedral Treasury
Description
The so-called "Pax of Ariberto" was created around 1030 or 1040 and given to the Duomo by Archbishop Ariberto. It consists of two panels - the more elaborate one was used to decorate the box in which the cathedral's Gospel book was kept, while the other covered the Gospel book itself. In the 12th century it became part of a "Pax," a panel with a handle that was presented during the ritual of the kiss of peace.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
4400 x 2950 px
File Size
9.70 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
45.464450° N, 9.191834° E
Date Digitized
May 12, 2008
Date Uploaded
January 5, 2010
Credit
David Joyal