The Holy Thorn Reliquary of Jean, duc de Berry


The Holy Thorn Reliquary houses one of the most important relics of all time – a thorn from the Crown of Thorns that was put on Christ’s head during the Crucifixion. Video © Trustees of the British Museum.


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Cite this page as: The British Museum, "The Holy Thorn Reliquary of Jean, duc de Berry," in Smarthistory, December 21, 2015, accessed April 23, 2017, https://smarthistory.org/the-holy-thorn-reliquary-of-jean-duc-de-berry/.