Posted 23 August, 2013 by Andrea Sikahall in Heritage


Theft Report



Date of Theft: 21 July 2010.

Place of Theft: Catholic Church of Rabinal, Baja Verapaz.

Object Type: Silversmith's

Material: Silver, wood

Topic: Religious

Dimensions: high 67 cms. width 52 cms.


Topic: religious

Time: Hispanic

Period: XVII Century

Author: Anonymous

Register: 15-5-15-12

DESCRIPTION: Wooden tabernacle coated embossed silver foil. It has as main decoration of scrolls and one framed pebbles placed on the sides framing his fly which has arch. On top, upon starting the arc there, on each side a flower with two leaves. Below are two blades with twisted ends volute. At the center, on top almond medallion with the letters IHS, a cross and three nails and a crown. At the top of the shrine there is a rockery undulating design. His fly has small floral designs embossed. In the central part of the image of Jesus the Good Shepherd (a man with a sheep on his shoulders).


Registry of Cultural Property. / General Cultural and Natural Heritage. Ministry of Culture and Sports.

Report: Register of Cultural Property # 147




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