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Early Slavic Icon depicting Saints Peter and Paul.
Serbian art. Thirteenth century.

The icon, in the traditional, medieval technique of painting on panels, depicts Saints Peter and Paul with Jesus Christ in the center in lesser proportions, perhaps in an attempt to achieve spatial perspective. In the lower part, in the center, there is a scene with a monk being blessed by a bishop. For a long time, the two, lateral figures were thought to be the brothers Saints Cyril and Methodius. According to recent studies, the icon dates back to the thirteenth century.

 

 

Tomb Monument of Sixtus IV Dalmatic of Charlemagne Column from the Constantinian Basilica Frame of the Veronica Ciborium of 1432
Angel Model in Clay by Bernini Reliquary of the Holy Cross Bronze Rooster from the Bell Tower of the Old Basilica

A few of the many items on display in the Treasury Museum




Information on the Treasury Museum is taken from the CD "IL TESORO DI SAN PIETRO" BY Citec ed
 

 

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