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Ottonian Reliquary

Reliquary box depicting the Crucifixion and the symbols of the Four Evangelists. Made of wood covered in gold, cloisonné enamel, niello, and cabochon gems. Ottonian, from Trier or Regensburg, first half of 11th century. Acquired from the treasury of Maastricht Cathedral. Louvre Museum, Paris.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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