The author thoroughly explores three objects that could be justly deemed among the most important works of art created in the Carolingian period. Commissioned as part of what was apparently a coherent papal project of art production in support of the cult of saints and relics, the objects were made for the most prestigious location in all of Western Christendom, the Lateran altar...
Analecta Romana Instituti Danici. Supplementa. (L'Erma), 32
2002, pp. 287