Reliquary of Sainte Foy

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Title

Reliquary of Sainte Foy

Subject

Sainte Foy enthroned

Description

Contains skull of Sainte Foy, head made of repurposed Roman helmet

Creator

Unknown, Romanesque

Source

Abbey Church of Sainte Foy, Conques, France

Foster, Elisa. "Church and Reliquary of Sainte‐Foy, France." Khan Academy. Accessed March
27, 2018.
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ap-art-history/early-europe-and-colonial-americas/medieval-europe-islamic-world/a/church-and-reliquary-of-saintefoy-france.

Photo Source: Foster, Elisa. "Church and Reliquary of Sainte‐Foy, France." Khan Academy. Accessed March
27, 2018.
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ap-art-history/early-europe-and-colonial-americas/medieval-europe-islamic-world/a/church-and-reliquary-of-saintefoy-france.

Publisher

Khan Academy, Abbey Church of Sainte Foy

Date

Late 10th to early 11th centuries with later additions

Format

Wooden statue covered in silver gilt, precious gemstones, and cameos

Size: 33.5 tall

Type

Reliquary statue

Coverage

Romanesque

Files

reliquary st foy.png

Tags

Citation

Unknown, Romanesque, “Reliquary of Sainte Foy,” Medieval Art, accessed August 9, 2022, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/medievalart/items/show/14.