Arm Reliquary of Saint Babylas
Artist/maker unknown, German
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Saint Babylas (died around 250) was a bishop of Antioch and a Christian martyr. The blessing gesture seen here is commonly associated with bishops and thus a number of reliquaries exist in this form.
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