Daily Archives: July 29, 2015

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Jesus in a box

We visited the Aachener Dom, the Aachen Cathedral, built by Charlemagne and his final resting place. We also went to the Schatzkammer, the treasure house. It held many beautiful and a few weird things. Below are three images from a large altar piece card out of wood. The proportions are odd, Jesus looks quite small relative to the others, presumably because it was to be mounted high above the worshipper, so once in proper perspective […]