Laon Mandylion
ID
 
582
 
Original Country
 
Bulgaria
 
Sorting Title
 
Laon Mandylion
 
Subject
 

Description: In the center of the icon is the head of Christ with long hair and beard, cross-nimbed, and looking to the right.In the upper corners are medallions inscribed medallions with the letters IC XC (Mandylion). Along the bottom is a Slavic inscription.

 
Century
 
12-13th
 
Style Genre
 
Byzantine
 
Work Type
 
article or essay
 
Measurements
 
h. 44cm, w. 40cm
 
Original Location
 

Bulgaria

 
Historical Context
 

Sent from Rome to Laon in 1249 by Jacque Pantaléon (later Pope Urban IV) to his sister Sibylle, the abbess of Montreuil-les-Dames.

 
Current Repository
 

Laon: Notre Dame Cathedral

 
Image Source
 
Index of Christian Art
 
Photo Repo Number
 
30 L2995 CND P18,1 037757
 
Image of Laon Mandylion.