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North Portal: Finding the Relics of St. Benedict

Monks collecting the bones of St. Benedict from his tomb in Montecassino. Detail of lintel on the 13th-century Gothic north portal, depicting the finding and transportation of St. Benedict's relics from Montecassino to Fleury in 672 or 673. Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, France.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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