Here we see the back, side and front of a palm-size medieval pendant shaped like a four-petaled flower. The pendant has green and blue on it.

Medieval pendant found in garbage pit may contain bones of saint

For 900 years, a corroded medieval pendant discovered in a rubbish heap in Germany has been hiding a religious treasure: tiny bone fragments, possibly from the body of a saint, according to a new study. And further studies may reveal which saint it was. These medieval “reliquaries” – containers or shrines for the bones or …

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