Girona Altar

Photo: Generalitat de Catalunya, via visitmuseum (Catalonia)
Image copyright: Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia)

Made: 10th century, Catalonia – monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, artist and patron unknown

Current Location: Museu d’Art de Girona, Girona, Spain (Nr.20)

Dimensions and Materials: 14 x 22 x 2.5cm; wood, silver, stone

Iconography: angels, Christ, John the Evangelist

Inscriptions: HIC VIRTVS TONANTIS EXAVDIT PIE ORANTEM / MERITA SANCTORVM POSSVNT ADIVVARI ORANTEM; IOHANNES EVANGELISTA; IOSVE ET ELIMBVRGA / FIERI IVSSERVNT

Bibliography: Budde 1998; Favreau 2003

Website link: https://visitmuseum.gencat.cat/en/museu-d-art-de-girona/object/ara-portatil-de-sant-pere-de-rodes