Structures for suspending a vessel containing the Eucharist above the altar; may also hang from a ciborium (structure), an altar canopy, an altarpiece, or a reredos.

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28840

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Containers for the eucharist that are suspended above the altar; they may also hang from a ciborium (structure), an altar canopy, an altarpiece, or a reredos.

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Title
Hanging Pyxes
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021