The Attarouthi Treasure - Chalice


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 300

With a youthful Christ with a cruciform halo, a long-haired Saint John the Forerunner, the Virgin Mary in orant pose, and a saint holding a Gospel book

Inscribed in Greek: Of Saint John of the village of Attarouthis

Chalices were used for offering the Eucharistic wine to the entire congregation during the Divine Liturgy.

The Attarouthi Treasure - Chalice, Silver and gilded silver, Byzantine

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