As i am busy making mini cabinets of curosities and reliquary boxes this is just a fast post of all the images i collected for this project..!
rel’ i • quar’ y. A small box, casket, shrine, etc., for keeping or exhibiting a relic.
rel’ ic. 1. A corpse. 2. An object venerated by the faithful because of its association with a saint or other sacred person.
3. pl. Ruins; residue. 4. A survival; a vestige. 5. A souvenir; memento; often, a monument of the past..
This skull in Pragh is of a man that made it through the beutification process done by the Vatican.
This is what a website records about “Holy bones in Saint-Victor Abbey in Marseilles”.
Display of reliquaries containing osseous remains of early Christian saints and martyrs, including the skull of saint John Cassian (top middle), and morsels of saints Agatha, Benignus, Caesarius, Constant II, Facondi, Felicity, Fidelius, Fortunatus, Justin, and many others.
Taken in the monastery treasury, this is the bone relic of a saint, held up by red coral, inside a silver reliquary. At the Dominican Monastery in Dubrovnik, Croatia