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Crucified Christ with the Virgin and St John above the rood screen. Below each figure are painted shields carved in relief: beneath the Virgin a winged heart pierced by a sword, beneath Christ the elements of the Eucharist, and beneath John an eagle. A winged ox is also carved below the feet of Christ on the cross.

medium: wood
technique: carved, painted
size: 150 cm (height of figure of Christ) [approx]
designer: John Coates Carter

Church of St Michael, Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent

The whole screen has been moved halfway into the chancel from its original position at the entrance to the chancel.


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