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Byzantine Reliquaries

The damaged remains of two Byzantine reliquaries were found during the excavations at Dayr Mar Elian. The lid of one replicates a Roman sarcophagus and the other piece is a base of a different size decorated with a motif of ringed circles.

Creator

Emma Loosley

Date of Visit

2nd November 2006

Contributor

Emma Loosley

Rights

Metadata and all media released under Creative CommonsCreative Commons BY-NC-SA unless otherwise indicated

Type

Archaeological Excavation

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Collection

The Dayr Mar Elian Archaeological Project (DMEAP)

Citation

Emma Loosley, “Byzantine Reliquaries,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed November 17, 2018, http://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/249.

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