Jesus Christ Depicted on Jelling Stone

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Irina-Maria Manea
by National Museum of Denmark
published on 29 March 2021
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Jelling tones raised by King Harold Bluetooth (r. 958-985 CE) in memory of his deceased parents. As a Christian convert, Bluetooth was responsible for Denmark’s adoption of the new religion, thus he had one side of the larger stone depict Christ. Mammen style, 970-986 CE. Left: Photo of the selling stone showing Christ bound in tendrils (photographer: Casiopeia, CC BY-SA 2.0); Right: Photo of reconstruction with original polychromy which is no longer apparent in the original. (National Museum of Denmark).

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