Two scenes from Christ’s Life

Date: Mid-10th Century

Place of Production: Lotharingia(?)

Description: Two scenes from Christ’s life that likely adorned a book or reliquary box (a box to hold the relics of a saint). In the left scene, Christ and his followers consume the last supper, at which Christ instituted the Eucharist. In the right scene, Christ berates the sleeping apostles.

Held at: British Museum

Accession Number: 1978,0502.9

Images courtesy of the British Museum under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.