Icon of Christ in the best-known iconographic type of 'Pantokrator' (Christ the Almighty), that is a bust of Christ holding the Gospel book and making a blessing gesture with his free hand. He is accompanied with a Greek inscription that reads: "Jesus Christ the Saviour of the World"
(Museum of the Holy Monastery of Kykkos)
|Subject Terms||tempera, tempera paint, 'Pantocrator', (bust of) Christ, making a speaking or blessing gesture and holding a book, Byzantine art, Archaeology, wood (plant material), wooden, icons (devotional images), icon (devotional image), painting (image-making), painted (image-making), Byzantine (culture and style)|
|Provider||AMSHistorica - University of Bologna|