Ourense

Photo: Museo Catedralicio de Ourense
Image copyright: Museo Catedralicio de Ourense, Spain

Made: c.1105, Spain, commissioned by Abbot Pierre (1090-1118) for Cellanova Abbey

Current Location: Museo Catedralicio de Ourense, Spain

Dimensions and Materials: 18 x 26 x 4cm; green porphyry, silver gilt, wood

Iconography: Evangelist symbols, saints or apostles

Inscriptions: ESSE DECET CLARAM VITAM VENIENTIS AD ARAM OFFERAT VT MITEM POPVLI PRO CRIMINE VITE / OBB ONOREM SCI SALVATORIS CELLENOVENSIS RVDESINBVS AEPIS[COPVS] PETRVS ABBAS ME IVSSI[T] FIERI

Bibliography: Budde 1998; Favreau 2003

Website: http://catedralourense.blogspot.com/p/museo.html