Shrine of Mary (1238)
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|Title:||Shrine of Mary (1238)|
|Caption:||The golden Shrine of the Virgin Mary was completed in 1238 and contains the Four Great Relics of Aachen: the cloak of the Blessed Virgin; the swaddling-clothes of the Infant Jesus; the loin-cloth worn by Christ on the Cross; and the cloth on which lay the head of St. John the Baptist after his beheading. These relics are shown to the public every 7 years (next time 2014).|
|Digital Size:||4000 x 2619 pixels|
|Print Sizes:||16.7 x 10.9 inches @ 240 dpi|
13.3 x 8.7 inches @ 300 dpi
|Uploaded:||April 23, 2013|