Cardeña Beatus

Cardeña Beatus f. 9r, Angels with Matthew’s gospel

f. 9r, Angels with Matthew’s gospel

Both angels are shown standing from a three quarters angle, holding the open volume. They are barefoot. One has curly hair and the other wavy hair and they are wearing a cloak over an ankle-length tunic. The symbol of the Evangelist appears above.

Ángela Franco Mata
Chief of the Medieval Antiquities Department, Museo Arqueológico Nacional
(Fragment of the Cardeña Beatus commentary volume)

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