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#3901: Pax of Ariberto (c.1030): Harrowing of Hell

Photo 3901: Pax of Ariberto (c.1030): Harrowing of Hell - Milan Cathedral Treasury

Photo Details

Photo ID
3901
Date
2008-05-12
Location
Milan Cathedral Treasury
Description
Enamel panel of the Harrowing of Hell by Christ. Detail of the "Pax of Ariberto," 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 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
4400 x 2926 px
File Size
8.01 MB
ISO
800
Geotag
45.464450° N, 9.191834° E
Date Digitized
May 12, 2008
Date Uploaded
January 5, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes