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Relic of St. Vincent

c. 1045
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This bone is a portion of the occipital bone, where the spinal cord connects to the brain.

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

Relic of St. Vincent

c. 1045

Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century

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