Arm Reliquary of Saint Babylas
Artist/maker unknown, German
Social Tags [?]1400's [x] christian [x] european [x] germany [x] gilded [x] relic [x] religious [x] reliquary [x] saxony [x]
[Add Your Own Tags]
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.