Christian Treasure Hoards of Europe:

From the Treasure of Gourdon; lost around 524, recovered in 1845. The hoard features a chalice and paten in Merovingian style:

The Chalice of Ardagh; lost between 8th and 9th centuries, discovered in 1868. Beaten silver, gold, copper and semiprecious crystal:

From the Treasure of Guarrazar; Date lost unknown, discovered 1858. The votive-crown of King Reccesuinth, by which he offered the Church a token of his orthodoxy:

One Response to “Christian Treasure Hoards of Europe:”

  1. Angela Says:

    What do the letters hangin underneath spell out?

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