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Sainte Foy Révélée. La plus ancienne statue médiévale à Conques

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Title in English Saint Foy Revealed. The most ancient medieval statue of Conques


Year of publication 2021
Type Monograph
Description This short booklet intended for the wide audience examines one of the most important medieval artifacts of the medieval world, the golden statue-reliquary of Sainte Foy in Conques, France. Through four short thematic chapters, the booklet presents the historical and legendary origins of the cult of the saint, the material history and transformations of this remarkable object, and highlights its unique place in the development of medieval devotional sculpture.
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