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)
Repository Pagehttps://www.europeana.eu/item/22/_8407...
Web Pagehttps://cmc.byzart.eu/items/show/8407/...
Subject Termstempera, 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)
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna