Conques II (Begon)

Photo: Le Trésor de Conques (Paris, 2001) p.67
Image copyright: Trésor de Conques

Made: 1100, Conques, France, made by Pons, Bishop of Barbastre, under Abbot Bégon III (1087-1107)

Current Location: Treasury of Ste. Foy, Conques, France

Dimensions and Materials: 16 x 25 x 4.5cm; silver gilt, niello, red porphyry, wood

Iconography: Christ, the Virgin Mary, St. Faith (Foy), other saints, the Twelve Apostles

Inscriptions: Anno ab incarnatione Domini millesimo C / Sexto Kl ivlii dominvs pontivs barbastrensis / Episcopvs et sancte fidis virginis monachvs / Hoc altare begonis abbatis dedicavit / Et de +XPI et sepvlcro eivs mvltasqve / Alias sanctas reliqvias hic reposvit / ANDREAS S IACOBVS S IOHANNES S THOMAS / PAVLVS S CECILIA S MARIA IHESVS S FIDES S VINCENTIVS PETRVS / MATHEVS S BARTOLOMEVS S PHILIPVS S IACOBVS / S MATIAS S LVCAS S MARCVS S CAPRASIVS STEPHANVS S TADDEVS S MON

Bibliography: Ann. Arch. 1846 and 1856; Bouillet; Budde 1998, Nr.88; Corblet 1886; De Fleury 1887; CIFM v.9 1984; Favreau 2003; Gerry 2010/11; Lasko 1994; Taburet-Delehaye 2001

Website: https://www.tourisme-conques.fr/en/en-conques/the-treasure