Thessaloniki. Ampoules with portraits of saints.
12th-13th c Greek Byzantine Sculpture
BYZANTINE (BALKANS) Anonymous
(active c. 800 - 1800)
Phocis.. Hosios Lukas. Greece.
Thessaloniki. Greece. Museum of Byzantine Culture.
Thessaloniki became a pilgrimage center for the cults of St. Demesrius and St. Theodora. The ampoules were filled with sacred oil taken from the tombs.
BYZANTINE (BALKANS)|Thessaloniki.Ampoules with portraits of saints.|1100-1300| Greece
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