Fragmentary icon depicting most probably Saint George. The martyr saint is represented as a young mounted warrior on a white horse, holding a shield and a lance and wearing a diadem. Provenance: Church of Holy Cross, Askas, Cyprus

(Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis)
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Subject Termstempera, tempera paint, cloth, cloths, Byzantine art, Archaeology, wood (plant material), wooden, icons (devotional images), icon (devotional image), painting (image-making), painted (image-making), relief (sculpture techniques), Byzantine (culture and style), metal, metals, saints
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