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Romanesque chest bearing the relics of San Millán

San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Another of the monastery’s assets is its valuable gold and ivory chests, made in the latter half of the 11th century and one-of-a-kind in Europe. They contain the relics of Saint Millán.

Details

  • Title: Romanesque chest bearing the relics of San Millán
  • Creator: San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries
  • Rights: San Millán de la Cogolla Foundation / JPEG Estudio
  • Location: Spain
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (ii)(iv)(vi)
  • Date of Inscription: 1997
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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