Apr 7, 2017
Apr 7, 2017

Relic of St. Hermetis

Relic of St. Hermetis

c. 1045

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Bone, compound weave or samite

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1931.462.d

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This relic is a long bone from an arm or a leg (such as a humerus, femur, or fibula); exact identification is not possible without unwrapping.


This relic is in the portable altar commissioned by Countess Gertrude of Brunswick, one of the Guelph Treasure’s earliest and most sumptuous objects.

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