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#6214: Lantern of Begon: John the Baptist

Photo 6214: Lantern of Begon: John the Baptist - Conques Abbey

Photo Details

Photo ID
6214
Date
2008-07-07
Location
Conques Abbey
Description
Detail of the Lantern of Begon, showing an embossed relief of John the Baptist with the Lamb of God. Known also as the Lantern of St. Vincent, this lantern-shaped reliquary was probably made in Conques in the 11th century.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
File Size
4.65 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
44.598967° N, 2.397723° E
Date Digitized
July 7, 2008
Date Uploaded
July 4, 2010
Credit
David Joyal