Brass censer with scenes in relief from the Mariological and Christological circles (Annunciation, Nativity, Baptism, Crucifixion of Christ and Myrrh-bearers at the Empty Tomb)

(Museum of the Holy Monastery of Kykkos)
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Subject TermsByzantine art, censers, censer, public life of Christ: from his baptism until the Passion, casting (process), cast (process), relief (sculpture techniques), Byzantine (culture and style), the Annunciation: Mary, usually reading, is visited by the angel (sometimes a woman overhears the conversation), Archaeology, brass (alloy), copper-zinc alloy, the crucifixion of Christ: Christ's death on the cross; Golgotha (Matthew 27:45-58; Mark 15:33-45; Luke 23:44-52; John 19:25-38), Mary, Joseph and the new-born Christ (Nativity), the holy women (the three Maries) on their way to or at the tomb, to anoint Christ's body
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna