Silver Icon with the Enamel Crucifixion and Epitaphios
Byzantine, 12th and 14th century State Hermitage, St. Petersburg After A. V. Bank, Vizantiiskoe iskusstvo v sobraniakh Sovetskogo Soiuza (Leningrad, 1966), fig. 186
This Palaiologan silver icon incorporates the 12th-century enamel plaque with the Crucifixion scene and Christs shroud (epitaphios). The latter is one of the earliest images of the epitaphios, which depicts the dead body of Christ.
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