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4.5" x 5.5" ~ 7.50
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Also known as Pantocrator - "Ruler of All".
Christ's Halo is inscribed with a cross and the Greek letters meaning,
"I Am Who I Am", as God Presented Himself in Exodus 3:14.
His cloak is dark blue signifying the mystery of His divine life.
His tunic is a bright crimson red to signify His human blood shed for us all.
The face of Jesus follows ancient traditions.
The eyes are large and open, looking directly into
the viewer's soul. The forehead, identified as the seat of wisdom, is high and convex. The nose is long and slender, contributing a look of nobility.
The mouth is small and closed in the silence of contemplation.
The hair is curled and flowing, recalling the endless flow of time.
The neck and body are powerful reminders of His strength and majesty.
The oldest known icon of Christ Pantocrator was painted in the sixth century and is
preserved in the monastery of St. Catherine in the Sinai desert in the Holy Land.