King Abgar & the Mandylion

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 21 September 2018
King Abgar & the Mandylion

An encaustic painting depicting the 1st century CE king of Edessa Abgar V holding the Mandylion icon - a cloth considered to have the impression of Jesus Christ's face. (Saint Catherine's Monastery, Egypt)

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Artist, U. (2018, September 21). King Abgar & the Mandylion. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9233/

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Artist, Unknown. "King Abgar & the Mandylion." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 21, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9233/.

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Artist, Unknown. "King Abgar & the Mandylion." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 21 Sep 2018. Web. 21 Oct 2019.

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