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Cryptic Crosses, Mystery Medallions and Enigmatic Relics in Christian Churches

September 27, 2019 - General
The Flagellation of Christ by Jaume Huguet  (1412–1492) Louvre Museum (Public Domain)

To the naked eye, they lie hidden in plain sight, but medieval artists hid cryptic messages in fresco’s, medallions and paintings and collected relics believed to have apotropaic qualities to ward off evil. 

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