Jesus Christ Depicted on Jelling Stone

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Illustration

Irina-Maria Manea
by National Museum of Denmark
published on 29 March 2021
Jesus Christ Depicted on Jelling Stone Download Full Size Image

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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Denmark, N. M. o. (2021, March 29). Jesus Christ Depicted on Jelling Stone. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13750/jesus-christ-depicted-on-jelling-stone/

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